Allison Grimaldi-Donahue

Allison Grimaldi-Donahue

2017 Lecturer in English

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B.A., St. Michael's College, Vermont, 2006
M.A., Middlebury College, Vermont, 2007
M.A., University of Toronto, 2010
M.F.A., Vermont College of Fine Arts, 2016

Allison Grimaldi-Donahue is an educator, writer, translator and editor. Her work has appeared in Words Without Borders, The Brooklyn Rail, Electric Literature, Funhouse Magazine, The New Inquiry, Dead King Magazine and Cosmonauts Avenue among others. She has been an NEA Fellow at the Vermont Studio Center and a Bakeless Fellow at the Bread Loaf Translator's Conference. Her chapbook Body to Mineral was published in 2016 by Publication Studio Vancouver. She is fiction editor at Queen Mob's Teahouse where she also develops special issues of the journal on translation specific topics. She is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Critical Thought at the European Graduate School with a thesis on translation theory, memory and the body. She is a regular presenter at the annual American Literary Translators’ Conference. She is interested in teaching methods for multilingual writers and arts-based writing curricula.