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Allyson Stack was born and raised in Philadelphia and has also lived in New York City, Arizona, and Edinburgh. She holds an MFA from Arizona State Univeristy and a PhD in Literature from the University of Edinburgh, and she has taught writing and literature on both sides of the Atlantic.
Her short stories have appeared in journals in the United States and in Britain, including Sonoran Review, Hayden’s Ferry Review, and Edinburgh Review, and her fiction has also been featured on National Public Radio and fourthirtythree Audio Magazine. She received the AWP National Program Director’s Prize for her issue of Alligator Juniper. Her first novel, Star Mansion, is a work of historical fiction set in the American southwest and in France. She is currently working on a novel-in-stories titled Motherland, a project that will also involve music and alternative media.
Research interests include:
This article was published on Nov 26, 2012