Alison Barker

Art Discipline: 
New Orleans, LA
United States
Dates of Residence: 
May 11, 2015 to May 22, 2015

Alison Barker is a writer and educator living in New Orleans, Louisiana. Her fiction has been published at Monkeybicycle, Anemone Sidecar, Fwriction: Review, Switchback, Front Porch, Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art, among others. Her work has been nominated for Sundress Publications' Best of the Web, Pushcart and AWP Intro Journals awards. Her novel in progress, The Wetlands of America, was a 2014 shortlist finalist for the William Faulkner-Wisdom writing award for Novel-In-Progress. She is a contributor at Los Angeles Review of Books, Identity Theory, Bookslut and other publications. She is founder and editor of Nola Studiola, a New Orleans-based online collaboration of interview, essay, and multi-media art.