Allison Gruber


Allison Gruber is the author of Transference (February 2022) & You're Not Edith (March 2015). Her work has received praise from Lambda Literary, Publishers Weekly, and Booklist. Essays of Allison's have been shortlisted by Best New American Essays,  nominated for Pushcarts, and Best-of-the-Net Awards. Outside of a prolific writing career, mostly in Creative Nonfiction, Gruber is s a gifted and passionate educator who has taught English & Language Arts at the secondary and post-secondary levels for over twenty years. She currently lives in Chicagoland and is finishing her third book which is also her very first novel.


Allison Gruber: Writing Coach

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Allison Gruber: Educator

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