About Our Guest Editors for “Money”

Guest Editor for Poetry: Alison Powell

Alison Powell is a poet, lyric essayist, and scholar. Her work has been featured on PBS NewsHour, Environmental Health News, and www.poets.org, and supported by institutions including the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA), Fine Arts Work Center of Provincetown, Rockvale Writer’s Colony, Crosshatch Center for Arts and Ecology, and more. She is the author of two collections of poetry: Boats in the Attic (Editor’s Prize, Poets Out Loud / Poetic Justice Institute contest, Fordham University Press 2022) and On the Desire to Levitate (Hollis Summers Poetry Prize, Ohio University Press 2014); a chapbook of lyric essays titled The Art of Perpetuation was published by Black Lawrence Press in 2020. Her poems and lyric essays have recently appeared or are forthcoming in A Public Space, The Kenyon Review, Prairie Schooner, Black Warrior Review, Cincinnati Review, Copper Nickel, Michigan Quarterly Review, and elsewhere. She is a professor of creative writing at Rutgers University.


Guest Editor for Creative Nonfiction: Ayelet Tsabari

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Ayelet Tsabari is the author of The Art of Leaving, finalist for the Writer’s Trust Hilary Weston Prize, winner of the Canadian Jewish Literary Award for memoir, and an Apple Books and Kirkus Review Best Book of 2019. Her first book, The Best Place on Earth, won the Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature, was a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice and has been published internationally. She’s the co-editor of the anthology Tongues: On Longing and Belonging Through Language and teaches creative writing at The University of King’s College MFA and at Bar Ilan University.  


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