Allison Bird Treacy is a poet, essayist, and professional ghost writer living in Staten Island, NY. Her interests include reviewing poetry and cookbooks, cooking elaborate gluten & dairy free foods, and pretending to be a homesteader while caring for too many cats. Right now, Bird’s work primarily explores issues of health & disability and mental illness, neurodivergence, literary commentary, and food and its relationship to health, culture, and history.
Bird holds a BA in English Lit and Women’s Studies from Smith College and an MA in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies from Emory University. She is also an alumna of Girls Write Now, the Hadar Foundation, and Home School Hudson.
Hadar Foundation Annual Celebration, December 2012