Alison is a writer, stand-up comic and video artist whose work has screened internationally. She has an MFA in film from York University and is a graduate of the Humber School for Writers. She has previously published in Exile Literary Quarterly and her upcoming novel is about an oxy-addicted mother, her university-dropout daughter and the shared trauma that haunts their past. She is currently working on her next novel, in which two estranged siblings are forced to reunite after their mother suffers a debilitating stroke. Originally from Hamilton, Ontario, Alison currently splits her time between Toronto, where she works as a television editor, and Fredericton, where her partner lives with their two cats.
Alison is represented by Samantha Haywood.