Video Interview: Teaching Artist Allison Vincent

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Allison Vincent (née Witham) is a writer, teacher, and theater maker. She’s a staff contributor for MN Craft Notes and her fiction has been previously published in Roi Fainéant Literary Press and in the Dirty Girls Come Clean Anthology. Her short story, “Bag It Up,” recently received an honorable mention in the 90th Annual Writer’s Digest Fiction Contest and will appear in Unsettling Reads’ Summer Bludgeon anthology. As a theatrical writer, Allison has collaboratively created more than 20 scripts that have been produced at theaters around the Twin Cities including the Guthrie Theater, the Brave New Workshop's ETC Theater, the University of Minnesota, the Illusion, the Southern Theatre, Bryant Lake Bowl, the Minnesota Fringe, and the Twin Cities Horror Festival. Allison is a lifelong educator and serves as a teaching artist at the Guthrie Theater and teaches WRIT 1301 through the University of Minnesota CIS program and Minneapolis Public Schools. She lives in St. Paul, Minnesota, with her wife, Leslie, and their dog, Murphy.