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Allyson Paty

Writing Program Director & Associate Faculty
(212) 998-7365
726 - 1 Wash Pl

Office Hours
Monday By Appt
Tuesday By Appt
Wednesday 3:00-5:00
Thursday By Appt
Friday By Appt

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

Allyson Paty's poems have appeared in Boston Review, BOMB, The Brooklyn Rail, jubilat, The Literary Review, the PEN Poetry Series, and elsewhere. Her chapbooks include Five O'clock on the Shore (Above/Ground Press, 2019), Score Poems (The Block Museum/Northwestern University, 2016), In Medias Res (Monster House Press, 2016), and The Further Away ([sic] Detroit, 2012). 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 Assistant Director of the Writing Program at NYU Gallatin, Allyson Paty oversees Confluence and teaches with NYU's Prison Education Program to produce an annual print journal.  

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