Alyson is a writer from New Jersey with an MFA from Warren Wilson College. She has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and for Best Small Fictions and longlisted for Prism International's Grouse Grind Lit Prize for V. Short Forms.   She works as an Editorial Consultant for CRAFT Literary.


  • Atticus Review

  • Pithead Chapel

  • Craft

  • Pigeon Pages

  • The Puritan

  • Little Patuxent Review

  • Flock

  • Construction

  • Ficton Writers Review

  • Empty House Press

  • Rejection Letters

  • Emrys Journal Online

  • Entropy

  • Visual Verse

  • Unbroken

selected fiction

fire sale



everything must go

prix fixe

saint nobody

electrical storm

sharon tate

selected craft & other writing

the grind: revelatory repetition in

edward p. jones’s

“an orange line train to ballston”

more with less : limited setting 

eye of the storm: interlude in the 

penultimate space


eye of the storm: interlude in the 

penultimate space


it worked for beer

  • 2020 Pushcart Prize nominee, "Prix Fixe"

  • 2020 Best Small Fictions nominee, "Prix Fixe"

  • 2018 Longlist, Prism International's Grouse Grand Lit Prize for V. Short Forms, "Sharon Tate"

  • 2018 Finalist, Page International Screenplay Awards

  • 2017 Semi-Finalist, ScreenCraft Family-Friendly Screenplay Award

  • 2004 Winner, New Jersey Cape May Short Film Festival Screenplay Award

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