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Alisa Alering

Alisa Alering grew up in the Appalachian Mountains of Pennsylvania and now lives in southern Arizona. A former librarian and science/technology reporter, their short fiction has been published in Fireside, Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet, Podcastle, and Cast of Wonders, among others. Alisa is a graduate of the Clarion West writers workshop and a recipient of two Individual Artist Grants from the Indiana Arts Commission. Their debut novel, Smothermoss, is forthcoming from Tin House Books in July 2024.  You can find more about Alisa at

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