Assistant Professor of Writing
B - 65 West 11th Street
Alison Kinney (she/her) is the author of two nonfiction books, Avidly Reads Opera (NYU Press, October 12, 2021) and Hood (Bloomsbury Publishing, 2016).
Her essays and articles have appeared online and/or in print at The NewYorker.com, The Paris Review Daily, Harper's, Lapham's Quarterly, The New York Times, The Guardian, The Atlantic, Van Magazine, L.A. Review of Books, Longreads, The Believer, LitHub, Hyperallergic, and other publications. Five of her essays have been named Notable Essays in The Best American Essays 2016-2020.
Alison teaches creative nonfiction writing, reading for writers, and writing electives.
MFA, Creative Writing, The New School
Performances and Appearances
Creative nonfiction, essay, memoir, cultural history, social justice, opera, literature, music writing, nature writing.
AVIDLY READS OPERA (NYU Press)
HOOD (Bloomsbury Publishing)
The Tough Immigrant Tree (The New Yorker)
The State of Empathy in Charleston (Longreads)
Vote. Sing. Breathe. (Harper's Magazine)