Alison Flowers

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General Information

Name: Alison Flowers

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction

Born:


Website: https://alisonflowers.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/flowersalison


Email: alison.flowers@gmail.com


Illinois Connection

Flowers lives in Chicago and works at the Invisible Institute, a production company on the South Side.

Biographical and Professional Information

Alison Flowers is a writer, multimedia journalist and storyteller. Her award-winning investigative journalism focuses on social and criminal justice. A former TV reporter, Flowers has also written for the Village Voice, VICE News, and others. She is a Social Justice News Nexus fellow and works at the Invisible Institute, a journalism production company on the South Side of Chicago.

Her yearlong multimedia series about exonerees for Chicago Public Media and NPR affiliate WBEZ was a finalist for a national Online Journalism Award in 2014. She also contributed to the anthology Who Do You Serve? Who Do You Protect?: Police Violence and Resistance in the United States.

Flowers is a Northwestern University alumna, having earned a master’s degree from the Medill School of Journalism in 2009.

Published Works

Exoneree Diaries: The Fight for Innocence, Independence, and Identity, Haymarket Books, 2016


Titles at Your Library


Literary Awards

Exoneree Diaries: The Fight for Innocence, Independence, and Identity

  • ILLINOIS READS Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2017

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Alison Flowers on WorldCat

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