Alison Baker is a writer of short stories, essays, and other things.
She is the author of three books: HAPPY HOUR, published in 2014 by Tickenoak Publications, and two earlier story collections, HOW I CAME WEST, AND WHY I STAYED, and LOVING WANDA BEAVER, which were both New York Times Notable Book of the Year.
Her work has been published in Orion, the Atlantic Monthly, Alaska Quarterly Review, Witness, and the Gettysburg Review, among others. Her stories have been dramatized for the stage in Seattle, Denver, and Takoma Park, maryland, and read on Selected Shorts.
You can hear her read podpieces from her series, The Farthermost View, on WOMR 92.1 and WFMR 91.3, Community Radio for Cape Cod. Podcasts are available at womr.org.
She lives on Cape Cod.