About the Author

Alison Prine’s poems have appeared in Ploughshares, The Virginia Quarterly Review, Shenandoah, Harvard Review,  Michigan Quarterly Review, and Prairie Schooner,  among others.  Her debut collection of poems, Steel, was chosen by Jeffrey Harrison for the Cider Press Review Book Award and was published in 2016.  Steel was named a finalist for the 2017 Vermont Book Award. Alison Prine lives and works in Burlington, Vermont.

You can view some of her readings here:

Poetry is Bread with Alison Prine

Painted Word Poetry Series with Alison Prine

“Rearview Mirror, February”

You can find samples of her poems online at the following links:

West Trestle Review- “Before the Time of Distance”

Diode Poetry – “Strayed”

Virginia Quarterly Review Online“The Year After His Suicide”

Columba Poetry – “Inside”

Shenandoah“Ode to a Forgotten Conversation” and “Displace”

Green Mountains Review – “Fortune Teller”

Failbetter.com“My Practice” and “Love Poem #

Green Mountains Review – “Lesbian Child”

The Common – “Loss and Its Antonym”

Hear her conversation with Vermont Poet Laureate Chard deNiord

Contact her at alisonprine@msn.com