Alisonn Rose's writing has been called beautiful and comforting and her stories are complex journeys of empathy, highlighting individual's struggles. These six stories are exception, and they lead the reader into the depths of unique human experiences, illuminating ways in which we find comfort, justice and hope. From the whimsical to the darkly triumphant, these tales linger and haunt long after the reading is over.
Alisonn Rose was born in California and since then has never lived anywhere longer than 10 years. She has lived in Nebraska, New York, New Hampshire, Virginia, Maryland, Florida, and North Carolina. Leading a bit of a gypsy-like existence has allowed her to experience many different types of people and lives, tidbits of which usually end up woven into her stories. The editors of The Atlantic Monthly and Glimmer Train have praised her work over the years, and her short stories have been published in online ezines such as Double Dare Press as well as Umbrella Stories. Her first collection of short stories, Secrets: A Trio of Tales was published in 2011 to positive reviews, and her second collection, Three Wishes, was published in 2013 to similar praise. She currently lives and writes in California.