Alison Lobron is an editor, writer and writing teacher. Since 2005, she has been a regular contributor for The
Boston Globe Magazine, where she writes often about
education, urban life, and relationships. She has also been an editor and writer at CommonWealth magazine, where she won several awards for her political writing. Her teaching experience includes work with high school students at Concord Academy, graduate students at Harvard University, and adult learners at the Grub Street writing school in Boston. A graduate
of Brown University and the Bread Loaf School of English, Alison lives
in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.