Allison Grayhurst

Allison Grayhurst
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Allison Grayhurst is a full member of the League of Canadian Poets. Three of her poems have been nominated for Sundress Publications "Best of the Net" 2015, and she has over 850 poems published in more than 380 international literary magazines, journals and anthologies in Canada, United States, England, India, Ireland, China, Scotland, Wales, Bangladesh, Romania, Austria, New Zealand, Colombia and Australia. Her book Somewhere Falling was published by Beach Holme Publishers in 1995. Since then she has published twelve other books of poetry and seven collections with Edge Unlimited Publishing. Prior to the publication of Somewhere Falling she had a poetry book published, Common Dream, and four chapbooks published by The Plowman. Her poetry chapbook The River is Blind was published by Ottawa publisher above/ground press December 2012. In 2014 her chapbook Surrogate Dharma was published by Kind of a Hurricane Press, Barometric Pressures Author Series. In 2015, her book No Raft – No Ocean was published by Scars Publications. More recently, her book Make the Wind was published in April 2016 by Scars Publications. As well, her book Trial and Witness – selected poems, was published 2016 by Creative Talents Unleashed (CTU Publishing Group). She lives in Toronto, Canada with her husband Kyp Harness, two children, two cats, a dog and a bird. She is a vegan for the animals. She also sculpts, working in clay. Some of places her work has appeared in, include Parabola (Alone & Together print issue summer 2012); Blue Fifth Review; South Florida Arts Journal; Gris-Gris; New Binary Press Anthology; The Brooklyn Voice; Straylight Literary Magazine; The Milo Review; Foliate Oak Literary Magazine; The Antigonish Review; Dalhousie Review; The New Quarterly; Wascana Review; Poetry Nottingham International; The Cape Rock; Ayris; Journal of Contemporary Anglo-Scandinavian Poetry; The Toronto Quarterly; Fogged Clarity; Boston Poetry Magazine; Decanto; White Wall Review.;;

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Follower of Jesus. No church. No religion. Just the Gospels. “The Message” by Eugene H. Peterson. Vegan – don’t believe in killing or the causing of unnecessary pain/torture.

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