Allison A. deFreese

Poet and literary translator Allison A. deFreese is based in the U.S. Pacific Northwest and coordinates multi-lingual literary translation workshops for the Oregon Society of Translators and Interpreters. She has previously lived in Mexico, Bolivia, and Japan. She holds a BA from Ottawa University, an MFA (Poetry and Playwriting) and MA from the University of Texas at Austin James A. Michener Center for Writer), and an MA in Spanish Translation from the University of Texas at Brownsville (now UT Rio Grande Valley). Allison A. deFreese's work has been published in 70 magazines or literary journals, with her poetry previously appearing or forthcoming in: Arkana, Borderlands, Crazyhorse, the Indiana Review, the Midwest Poetry Review, the New York Quarterly, Poetry Kanto (Japna), SAND (Berlin), Southwestern American Literature, Southwest Poetry Review, Southword (Ireland) and, Waxwing.