Alison Stine‘s debut novel, The Grower, will be published by Mira (HarperCollins) in September 2020. An NEA Fellow, she is the author of five other books. Her pieces have appeared in The Atlantic, The Nation, The Guardian, and many others. Formerly Associate Editor at Rewire.News, she is looking for a full-time job.
The Problem of Money and Access at AWP
Co-published with Literary Hub. Is it possible to attend AWP if you’re poor? Alison Stine writes about the haves and have-nots of America's biggest writers' conference.
Advice for Women with Book Advances
Co-published with Publisher’s Weekly. An author offers advice to women on what to do with an advance.
You Talk Real Good
Co-published with Longreads. Alison Stine confronts the ways in which being hard of hearing has made her job search more difficult.
Can You Afford to Be Green When You’re Not Rich? I Kept a Diary to Find Out
Co-published with The Guardian. Politicians and corporations have placed the burden of environmental responsibility on the consumer – but how easy is it to go green when …
Co-published with Longreads. When she attends an elite private college on scholarship, Alison Stine discovers that education isn’t quite the equalizer she expected it to be.
My Small Town is Being Poisoned by Fracking Waste
Co-published with The Guardian. In a tiny south-eastern Ohio town in the Appalachian foothills, the Hazel Ginsburg Well is holding waste from out-of-state fracking operations – a …
Trump’s Job Promises Won’t Help Struggling Coal Counties
Co-published with Reuters. Appalachia needs a new chance to do what it does best: make it work.
Graffiti Taught Me Grit
Co-published with Lenny Letter. How becoming a single mom in a depressed town helped one woman let go of perfection.