Allison Albino is a poet and French teacher in New York City. She studied creative writing at Sarah Lawrence College and has an MA in French Literature from NYU. Her poems have appeared in Poetry Northwest, Punchdrunk Press, The Lantern Review, Pigeon Pages and the Apeiron Review. She’s received fellowships from the Community of Writers at Squaw Valley, The Fine Arts Work Center, and Tin House. Allison was also elected for the AWP Writer to Writer program and has twice been a contributor at the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference.