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Allyson Paty

Writing Program Director & Associate Faculty
(212) 998-7365
426 - 1 Wash Pl

Office Hours
Wednesday 2:00-5:00

B.A., Individualized Study, New York University, 2009
M.F.A., Creative Writing, New York University, 2014

Allyson Paty is a writer whose poems have appeared in publications including Boston Review, BOMB, Denver Quarterly, The Literary Review, Poetry, and The Yale Review, among others. Her nonfiction has been published in The Baffler and has been longlisted for The Best American Essays 2022 (published November 2022). She has been a NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellow in Poetry, a Starworks Fellow, and a Tin House New Voice in Poetry; her writing has been anthologized in Best New Poets; and her work has been supported with residencies with the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Oregon State University, and The Ace Hotel. Formerly Editor in Chief of Washington Square Review, she is co-founding editor of the fine arts publisher Singing Saw Press. As Director of the Writing Program at NYU Gallatin, Allyson Paty guides all facets of the Gallatin Writing Programs curricular, co-curricular, and extra-curricular projects.


Performances, Productions, Exhibitions & Releases


Allyson Paty (BA '09) Publishes Poem In 'Poetry Magazine'

Paty’s poem “Jalousie” was published in the October 2021 Issue of Poetry Magazine.


Five O’Clock on the Shore

Allyson Paty's Five O’Clock on the Shore was published by above/ground press.

Teaching and Research Interests

Poetry  performance texts  contemporary literature  historical and contemporary avant-gardes  discard studies  material culture  small press publishing  artists magazines 

Allyson Paty