Poetry. "If you're not careful, Alison Stone will devour you," Thom Ward writes of the first winner of the Many Mountains Moving Poetry Book Contest; here the poems "whisper and howl, implore and grieve. Their versions of the mundane and the mythic engage us, offer shape and texture to 'the messy bright life we are born for.' Her poetics serves notice of the metaphysical amid the imminent, how Persephone is always and forever descending and returning, death into life and life into death. Such wisdom is Stone's gift to us." Stone's poems have appeared in Paris Review, Poetry, Ploughshares, and Many Mountains Moving. For more info please visit http://www.mmminc.org.
Alison Stone the author of CAUGHT IN THE MYTH (NYQ Books, 2019), ORDINARY MAGIC (NYQ Books, 2016), Dangerous Enough (Presa Press 2014), Borrowed Logic (Dancing Girl Press 2014), From the Fool to the World: Poems in the Voices of the Major Arcana of the Tarot (Parallel Press 2012) and THEY SING AT MIDNIGHT (Many Mountains Moving Press, 2003), which won the 2003 Many Mountains Moving Poetry Award. Her poems have appeared in The Paris Review, Poetry, Ploughshares, NYQ, Barrow Street, Poet Lore, and a variety of other journals and anthologies. She has been awarded Poetry's Frederick Bock Prize and New York Quarterly's Madeline Sadin award. She is also a painter and the creator of The Stone Tarot. A licensed psychotherapist, she has private practices in NYC and Nyack. She is currently editing an anthology of poems on the Persephone/Demeter myth.Author City: BINGHAMTON, NY USA