Allison Parrish

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Allison Parrish is a computer programmer, poet, and game designer whose teaching and practice are concerned with the unusual phenomena that occur when language and computers meet. She is an assistant professor of art at NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program.

Allison was named "Best Maker of Poetry Bots" by the Village Voice in 2016, and her zine of computer-generated poems called Compasses received an honorable mention in the 2021 Prix Ars Electronica. Allison is the co-inventor of the board game Rewordable (Clarkson Potter, 2017) and the author of several books, including @Everyword: The Book (Instar, 2015) and Articulations (Counterpath, 2018). Her poetry has recently appeared in BOMB Magazine and Strange Horizons.

Allison is originally from West Bountiful, Utah, and currently lives in Brooklyn.

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