blackbirdan online journal of literature and the artsSpring 2017  Vol. 16 No. 1
Allison Titus

Allison Titus is the author of two books of poems: The True Book of Animal Homes (Saturnalia Press in 2017) and Sum of Every Lost Ship (Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 2010). The Arsonist’s Song Has Nothing to Do with Fire (Etruscan Press, 2014) is her first novel. Her chapbook, Instructions from the Narwhal (Bateau Press, 2007), won the BOOM Chapbook Prize. Her work has been published in Blackbird, Boston Review, Tin House, Gulf Coast, and Denver Quarterly, among others. She was the recipient of a 2011 literature fellowship in creative writing from the National Endowment for the Arts. Titus is coeditor of the poetry journal Handsome.  end