Alyse Bensel’s recent poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Pleiades, New South, Puerto del Sol, South Dakota Review, Poetry International, and elsewhere. Her nonfiction has been featured at Entropy and Pithead Chapel. She is the author of two poetry chapbooks: Not of Their Own Making (dancing girl press, 2014) and Shift (Plan B Press, 2012). She serves as the Book Reviews Editor at The Los Angeles Review, a literary journal from Red Hen Press. Her reviews have appeared in Colorado Review, Prairie Schooner, Literary Mama, Newpages, and many other journals.
A PhD candidate in Literary Studies and Creative Writing at the University of Kansas, Alyse is a 2017-2018 Richard and Jeannette Sias Fellow in the Humanities and will be in residence at the Hall Center for the Humanities this fall.
Queries regarding book reviews can be directed to reviews [at] losangelesreview [dot] org.