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Alison Luterman


Alison Luterman has been working on two musicals, practicing scales, and taking hikes in the parks around her home in Oakland, California. She keeps an eye on the horizon, watching for smoke. On clear days it’s still beautiful. Her latest book of poetry is In the Time of Great Fires.

— From April 2022
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Hard Times

After that incident I sorted people into two categories: those who could sing and those who couldn’t. I was now relegated to the land of Couldn’t, an exile from the country of music.

April 2022
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Fire All Around

Even though we all breathed the smoke from the destruction of the town of Paradise in 2018 — breathed in their burning cars, homes, animals, and bodies — it was still happening “over there” to “other people.”

January 2021

Already True

A Selection Of Poetry For These Times

July 2020
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