Allison's work has appeared in publications including Best Australian Poems, The Big Issue
Fiction Edition, Australian Love Stories and Going Down Swinging.


A graduate of the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA), Allison has
written within the arts, contributing to Kill Your Darlings, Literary Minded, Indie
London, The Enthusiast, and worked as a music columnist for ArtsHub.


Her poetry and fiction have placed within the Dorothy Porter Award for Poetry, the Eyre
Short Fiction Award, the Carmel Bird Short Fiction Award, the Alan Marshall Short Fiction
Award, the Martha Richardson Poetry Prize (twice) and the Aesthetica UK Creative Writing
Award (twice).


Her novel in progress has been awarded the 2021Varuna Eleanor Dark Flagship Fellowship
and has been supported by a Glenfern Fellowship and an Australian Association of Authors
Mentorship.


Allison is from Perth, the Whadjuk region of Noongar country, and now lives in Melbourne
with her rescue cat Wallis. Within Australia, the unceded sovereign land Allison principally
writes on is that of the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation.