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Allison Cobb

Allison Cobb is the author of Born Two (Chax Press, 2004) about her hometown of Los Alamos, NM, and Green-Wood (Factory School, 2010) about a nineteenth-century cemetery in Brooklyn, NY. The New York Times called Green-Wood a "gorgeous, subtle, idiosyncratic gem." Her work has appeared in the selected journals Aufgabe, Talisman: A Journal of Contemporary Poetry, The Volta, C-L Newsletter, Poetry, Big Bridge Magazine, and Poetry Project Newsletter. She is the recipient of the following grants and awards, PLAYA Artists Residency (2014), Career Opportunity Grant, Oregon Arts Commission (2013), Individual Artist Fellowship, Oregon Arts Commission (2011), Regional Arts and Culture Council Professional Development Grant (2010), and New York Foundation for the Arts Fellow (2009). Cobb currently works for Environmental Defense Fund and lives in Portland, OR. She received her BA from the University of Arizona and her MFA from George Mason University. allisoncobb.net

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Portland, United States