Alison Thompson is a poet and story writer who lives on the South Coast of NSW. She is a member of the Kitchen Table Poets and has two chapbooks out with PressPress – Slow Skipping (2008) and In A Day It Changes (2018)

She won the 2016 Poetry d’Amour Contest and in 2018 received a Fellowship at the KSP Writers Centre. Alison has been previously shortlisted for the Newcastle poetry Prize, longlisted in the Vice Chancellors Poetry Prize and the Rialto Nature & Place Poetry Prize (UK). She received a Highly Commended in the 2018 Bridport Poetry Prize(UK).

Most recently she was selected for an Art Omi: Writers Residency (USA) to be undertaken in April 2019. Examples of her work can be found at

Pieces by Alison Thompson

Geebung, near Braidwood
Edition 63: Writing the Country

Griffith Review