Columbia, South Carolina and Prague, Czech Republic
BA, Humanities and Biblical Studies, Columbia International University
MFA, Poetry, the University of Wisconsin-Madison
Thesis Topic: Alisha is interested in the ethics of representation in art broadly. As a poet, she is particularly interested in questions of witness and representation as they relate to poetry.
Other information: During her MFA studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Alisha served first as a poetry reader, then as the poetry editor of Devil’s Lake. Her poetry has appeared in or is forthcoming from Ploughshares, Nashville Review, Salt Hill, jubilat, Bat City Review, Adroit Journal, and elsewhere. In her spare time, Alisha continues to write creatively.