About Alison

Shooting with my Holga

Alison is a graduate of Penn State where she earned a BA in English with an Emphasis on Creative Writing. Her fiction, non-fiction, poetry and photography were published in Kalliope, the Penn State Literary Journal between 2003-2007. She won the 2004 Matthew Mihelcic Award for Poetry & the 2005 James Cranage Award in Creative Writing.

In 2009, Alison completed her Master of Fine Arts in Poetry at Hunter College in NYC. She was the editor of Ology literary magazine from 2007-2009.

She received a mini-MBA in Digital Marketing from Rutger’s University as well as a cinderblock diploma declaring her a graduate of Coney Island Sideshow School in 2012.

Currently, she manages social media for major national brands and resides in Bluffton, SC with her rescue dog, Muldoon.

She has written for:
The Daily Collegian
Examiner.com
Nickelodeon Magazine
Morey’s Piers (web, social media, ad campaigns & brochures) & The Beachfront Blog
Sun by the Sea (March-April 2011, May-June 2011, July-August 2011, September-October 2011, Holiday 2011, March-April 2012)

She has been quoted by:
Glamour Magazine
The Poetry Foundation
San Francisco Chronicle’s SF Gate
Openhouse Gallery for her post on The Big Cheesy

Alison is also the Cape May County Regional Editor for Jersey Bites & she’d love to write for you.

alisonheller7@gmail.com

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