Allison Alcéna is a writer, educator, case manager and lover of all things Black. Allison hails from Spring Valley, New York and graduated from Swarthmore College with a degree in English Literature and Black Studies in May 2017. Through their writing, Allison documents their self-work with mental illness, coping with trauma, transitioning to “adult life,” and finding joy through it all. Professionally, Allison has worked as a case manager and program manager, working to support individuals’ strategic approaches to life’s journey. When not working or writing, Allison can be found cuddling February the Cat™ and October the Dog™, reading novels, cooking something with garlic, or watching HGTV and Food Network.
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