Allison Albino is a Filipina-American poet and French teacher who lives and writes in Harlem. Her work has either appeared or is forthcoming in The Rumpus, The Lantern Review, Pigeon Pages, Poetry Northwest, The Common, The Alaska Quarterly Review and elsewhere. She has received fellowships from The Community of Writers at Squaw Valley, The Fine Arts Work Center and Tin House. Her chapbook, "My Mother’s Prufrock," was a finalist for YesYes Books’ 2019 Vinyl 25 Chapbook Contest. She studied creative writing at Sarah Lawrence College and has an M. A. in French literature from NYU. She teaches at The Dalton School in New York City.