Alisson Wood is a graduate of New York University where she now teaches creative writing to undergraduates. She also leads advanced Creative Non-Fiction workshops with Sackette Street Writers in Brooklyn. She is the founder and Editor-in Chief of the NYC literary reading series and online journal Pigeon Pages. Her writing has been published in The New York Times, Catapult and Epiphany. She won the inaugural Breakout 8 Writers Prize on behalf of Epiphany Magazine and the Author's Guild.