Maria T. Allocco

Art Discipline: 
United States
Dates of Residence: 
Jan 3, 2022 to Jan 31, 2022

Maria T. Allocco is a multiracial writer interested in in-between states. Accepted into Columbia’s Nonfiction and Poetry MFA programs, her work embodies in-between space in regards to genre. South Korean and Italian, her work critiques from in-between space in regards to race. A meditator and former avid lucid dreamer, her work highlights in-between consciousness-based states. Maria has read on stages from New York to San Francisco, including at LitQuake, Feast of Words, The Langston Hughes House, The Marsh Theater, The Mission Cultural Center and more. Her work appears or is forthcoming in Tin House, TAYO Magazine, The Rumpus, The LA Review, The Lantern Review and in The Georgia Review. She’s grateful for recent fellowships from Hambidge and the Anne La Bastille Foundation and will continue two projects at KHN. Maria is social media free. She strives towards a new paradigm. Her work aims to transcend boxes, binaries and bounds.