Small Porcelain Head by Allison Benis White was a finalist for the California Book Award and the PEN Center USA Literary Award in Poetry in 2014.
Please Bury Me in This by Allison Benis White is the winner of the 2018 UNT Rilke Prize.
Please Bury Me in This by Allison Benis White is the Foreword INDIES 2017 Silver Winner for Poetry.
Please Bury Me in This by Allison Benis White is featured on LitHub’s “The Booksellers’ Year in Reading: Part Three”.
Allison Benis White
Allison Benis White is the author of Please Bury Me in This (Four Way Books 2017) and Small Porcelain Head (Four Way Books 2013), selected by Claudia Rankine for the Four Way Books Levis Prize in Poetry. Her first book, Self-Portrait with Crayon (CSU Poetry 2009), received the Cleveland State University Poetry Center Book Prize. Allison is an Assistant Professor at the University of California, Riverside.