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“I knew Alison would be a good speaker, but I had no idea she was going to be one of the best Critical Issues Symposium sessions I have ever attended in the history of Hope College. She engaged the audience beautifully. And she is so engaging because she can articulate and share her deepest feelings so well.”—Priscilla Atkins, Hope College Librarian

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Orion Magazine Recommends A Fine Canopy

This fairly extraordinary and completely unexpected news filled my screen yesterday when I opened my newsletter from Orion magazine, a magazine I have read and loved for decades: Orion's poetry editor, Camille T. Dungy reviewed [...]

Upcoming Events

Our next Eco Book Club discussion will take place in person at Literati Bookstore on Monday, December 5, at 5:30 PM. All are welcome as we discuss Octavia Butler's Parable of the Sewer. Click here [...]

This Cool Thing Happened to my Poem

This cool thing happened because of my new book. I don’t have a picture, so bear with me, please, as I recreate with words the photo that was deleted before it made its way to me. [...]

My new book is out in the world

I am thrilled to be able to tell you that my first full-length collection of poems A Fine Canopy has been released to the world. Please contact your favorite bookstore--or me--for details. Literati Bookstore hosted [...]

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