allison pitinii davis
From current project:
The Missouri Review: “The Neighborhood Girls Caught Lordstown Syndrome,” “The Neighborhood Girls Fantasize About the
WKBN Meteorologist,” “The Neighborhood Girls Ask the WKBN Meteorologist,” “10¢ Beer Night at Municipal Stadium, Cleveland, Ohio, June 4, 1974,” “The WKBN Meteorologist Finally Stops by the Dairy Queen,” “The Neighborhood Girls Go On Strike,” “The Neighborhood Girls Offer Me,” (forthcoming)
The Academy of American Poets Poem-a-Day series: “The Function of Humor in the Neighborhood,” (forthcoming)
Juked: "The Neighborhood Girls Play the Drinking Game Thunderstruck During the Thunderstorm
While Watching WKBN First News Weather Updates,” “The Neighborhood Girls Yank on the Cigarette Machine During Their Partly Cloudy Smoke Break,” and “The Neighborhood Girls Take a Road Trip to Cleveland” (forthcoming)
Paper Brigade: "In the Beginning the Neighborhood Girls Read Philip Roth Drunk in Their Baths" and "The Goodyear Blimp Flies Over the Neighborhood Girls"
Belt Mag Youngstown Anthology: “Do We Have Any Rock and Rollers Out There Tonight?" and "Something to See"
Black Warrior Review 41.2: “Falls In Love, Or Reads Spinoza,” reprinted in Corpus Poeticum Spinozanum
Connotation Press 9.5: “Greetings from 41°6′0″N 80°39′0″W,” “Last One Out Of Youngtown Turn Off The
Crazyhorse: "In the Back of the Innkeeper's Mind, The Key Rack"
CutBank 80: “Clarity"
Foreward Reviews: "The Marquee is Empty at the Big Rig Saloon"
The Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review: “The Jewish Cemetery at Youngstown” and “Returning"
The Missouri Review : “Inheritance,” “Arriving in Canada,” Language Loosened Back,” “The Innkeeper Gets Bad Reception of Cleveland 100.7 FM,” “Dead Language,” “Song of the Dead Office,” and “Greetings from the End of the Line"
The New Republic 243.20: “Waiting in the Midwest”
From Poppy Seeds (Kent State University Press, 2013):
"Writing the Jewish Rust Belt" for the Jewish Book Council's The Prosen People: Exploring the World of Jewish Literature
"The Ethics of Address: Writing to The Rustbelt in the Age of Trump" for The Missouri Review's Contributors on Craft Series
INTERVIEWS, REVIEWS, & PRESS:
Line Study of a Motel Clerk:
Review by Nina Murray The Same (2018)
Craft talk with Ryan Walsh at The Baoblog (2018)
Review by David Winter in West Branch Wired (2018)
Featured in "New Books" section of Ohioana newsletter (2018)
Ph.D. student Allison Davis draws poetry from heritage by Neeley Moore in the UT Daily Banner (2018)
"The poetry of Youngstown" by Guy D’Astolfo in The Youngstown Vindicator (2017)
Interview with Bailey Boyd at Missouri Review (2017)
Interview with Allison Reck at Midwestern Gothic (2017)
"Valley natives to share poems with a Youngstown perspective" at The Vindicator (2016)
"The Aesthetics of Ruin: "Come rummage through our guts," by Rochelle Hurt at The Best American Poetry Blog (2014)
Interview with Dr. Cheryl Torsney at Connotation Press 9.5 (2014)
Review of Poppy Seeds by Erica Spriggs in Poetry International Online (2015)
"Midwest Writer Review: On Family and Poetry" by Sarah McIntosh at Flyover County Review (2014)
"Summer Countours" by Kenneth Nichols at Great Writers Steal (2013)
BOOK REVIEWS & CONDUCTED INTERVIEWS:
The Bind: a review site devoted to books of poetry by women and nonbinary authors:
Mapping the Valley: A Review of Cait Weiss Orcutt’s VALLEYSPEAK, book review (2018)
Grist: A Journal of the Literary Arts:
“The Opposite of Wounded Isn’t Healed": Emari DiGiorgio’s Girl Torpedo, book review (2018)
Wild Milk by Sabrina Orah Mark, book review. Jewish Book Council (2018)
The Rusted City by Rochelle Hurt, book review. New Orleans Review (2015)
Kind by Gretchen Primack, book review. Texas Borderland Poetry Review 41 (2014)
Jim Villani, Editor of Youngstown’s Pig Iron Press, interview. Flyover County Review (2014)