Alison C. Rollins was born and raised in St. Louis. A Cave Canem Fellow, she is the second prize winner of the 2016 James H. Nash Poetry Contest and her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Poetry, River Styx, Vinyl and elsewhere. She currently works as the librarian for Nerinx Hall, a high school in Webster Groves. In 2016, Rollins was a recipient of the Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation.
News and Reviews:
Poem of the Day: Free Radical (Poetry Foundation)
St. Louis poet Alison Rollins wins national poetry prize (St. Louis Public Radio)
Nerinx librarian wins prominent poetry prize (St. Louis Post Dispatch)
Interview with Alison C. Rollins by Phillip B. Williams (Vinyl)