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Allison Albino

Allison Albino is a Filipina American poet and French teacher who lives and writes in Harlem. Her work has appeared in Narrative, The Rumpus, Poetry Northwest, Indiana Review, The Common, and elsewhere. She has received fellowships from the Community of Writers at Squaw Valley, The Kenyon Review, and Tin House. She teaches at the Dalton School, in New York City.

Winter 2024

Dryer

By Allison Albino

The Kenyon Review · “Dryer” by Allison Albino The firemen shattered every window to let out the smoke, glass raining on the pavement. I forgot my shoes, thinking thick socks […]

Winter 2024

Les Deux Tours

By Allison Albino

The Kenyon Review · “Les Deux Tours” by Allison Albino Fafa and I were twenty-two that August before 9/11. We met as students in Paris, singing in a choir that […]

Winter 2024

Texas Hold’em

By Allison Albino

The Kenyon Review · “Texas Hold’Em” by Allison Albino Poker night is every Thursday after dinner, after the baby is put to bed. The three of us sit together, deal […]