Alison Baker is a writer of short stories, essays, and other things.

Her third collection of short stories, HAPPY HOUR, was published in spring of 2014 by Tickenoak Publications.

You can hear her read essays from her series, The Farthermost View, on WOMR, Community Radio for Cape Cod. Podcasts are available at

She is the author of two earlier collections of fiction, HOW I CAME WEST, AND WHY I STAYED, and LOVING WANDA BEAVER. Both were named New York Times Notable Book of the Year.

She lives on Cape Cod.