Receptacle for Histories and Watermarks
by Allison Leigh Peters
Allison Leigh Peters won an Academy of American Poets Prize in 2010. Her poetry has been published in Michigan Quarterly Review, Dunes Review, Cavalier Literary Couture, Burner Magazine, Avatar Review, and elsewhere. She was awarded a National Emerging Artist Residency from the Grin City Collective in 2011 and is Founder, Publisher & Editor-in-Chief of Orange Quarterly. A 2011 graduate of the University of Michigan, Allison currently lives in Traverse City, where she is a reading and writing tutor at an historic elementary school. She volunteers for the National Writers Series and teaches poetry and blogging workshops at Northwestern Michigan College.