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Allison Grimaldi Donahue is a writer, translator and editor.  Her work has appeared in Electric Literature, The Brooklyn Rail, Words Without Borders, Flash Art, The Literary Review, BOMB, Tripwire, The Massachusetts Review, Prairie Schooner, and other places. She Associate Translation Editor at Anomaly and collaborated as editor of fiction and special issues for many years with Queen Mob’s Teahouse. Her book of poetry Body to Mineral was published by Publication Studio Vancouver in 2016. She is also co-author of a On Endings (May 2019) on Maurice Blanchot with Delere Press. She has been a fellow at Bread Loaf, the Vermont Studio Center and the New York State Writers’ Institute as well as an artist-in-residence at Mass MoCA. She holds an MA from the University of Toronto Centre for Comparative Literature, an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts.  She has taught at Smith College, Middlebury College, the University of Pittsburg and Cornell University Rome. She currently teaches creative writing and critical theory at John Cabot University and Loyola University Chicago John Felice Rome Center. She is also Residency Coordinator of the Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA in Writing Residency Abroad in Trieste.

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