B.A., English and Psychology, Queens College
M.F.A., Creative Writing, Queens College
Alexander Radison is a PhD candidate in English at St. John’s University, where he was awarded a doctoral fellowship. In 2018, he received his MFA in Creative Writing from Queens College, with a focus in poetry. He also has BA’s in both English and Psychology from Queens College, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. He has taught English and Creative Writing at the college level for the past 5 years – first at Queens College, and now at Suffolk County Community College and Farmingdale State College, where he is an assistant professor. His creative work has appeared in Newtown Literary, The Violet Hour, The Coachella Review, and Rattle, among other publications. He is the winner of the 2014 CUNY-wide “Making Work Visible” poetry prize from Labor Arts, and the recipient of the 2014 Zolot Award for poetry from Queens College. His areas of interest for his PhD studies include the intersections of contemporary science fiction, trans/post-humanism, and monster theory.