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Allison Funk

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Funk teaches at Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville.

Biography: Allison Funk is a poet who teaches English and Creative Writing at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Along with the books listed below, she is also the author of a chapbook, ''From the Sketchbooks of Vanessa Bell'', from the Parallel Press (2002). Her work has been included in a number of anthologies, including ''The Best American Poetry'' and ''When She Named Fire: An Anthology of Contemporary Poetry by American Women'', and many journals, including ''The Paris Review''; ''Poetry''; ''Shenandoah''; ''Field''; ''The Georgia Review''; ''Iowa Review''; ''Prairie Schooner''; ''The Beloit Poetry Journal''; ''Cincinnati Review''; ''Image'', and ''Poetry Northwest''. She has received a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts and prizes from the Illinois Arts Council and the Poetry Society of America. Funk has been the recipient of residencies at Yaddo, The MacDowell Colony, the Ragdale Foundation, Hawthornden Castle International Writers Retreat (Scotland) and the Dora Maar House (France).

  • '''''Living at the Epicenter'''''
  • -- Samuel French Morse Prize
  • -- Society of Midland Authors Award

Primary Literary Genre(s): Poetry

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Allison Funk on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Forms of conversion :
ISBN: 0914086642 OCLC: 15001977

Living at the epicenter :
ISBN: 1555532470 OCLC: 32820406

The tumbling box /
ISBN: 0981501044 OCLC: 495477652

Wonder rooms /
ISBN: 1602356181 OCLC: 900684711