Chautauqua Writers' Center Brown Bag with Poet-in-Residence Allison Joseph
Brown bag conversation with Week Six poet-in-residence Allison Joseph. Allison Joseph lives in Carbondale, Illinois, where she directs the MFA Program in Creative Writing at Southern Illinois University. She is the author of several poetry collections, including Confessions of a Barefaced Woman(Red Hen Press, 2018); Worldly Pleasures (Word Press, 2004); and What Keeps Us Here (Ampersand, 1992), winner of the John C. Zacharis First Book Award. Joseph has received fellowships and awards from the Illinois Arts Council. She teaches at and directs the Southern Illinois University–Carbondale MFA Program in Creative Writing, where she also serves as the editor-in-chief and poetry editor of Crab Orchard Review.