Limited edition, small press publications by Alison include:
Tucson, AZ: Kore Press, 2001
Audio CD, poems read by the author
. . . Why do we struggle to live
when the wild creatures simply do their living?
One summer I drove into this city
after an acid trip, left one friend off and
continued with another . . .
ANATOMY OF DESIRE: The Daughter/Mother Sessions
Tucson, AZ: Kore Press, 2000
Limited edition chapbook co-authored by Alison Deming and Lucinda Bliss
What might happen if an English professor, a powerful voice in modern poetry and creative nonfiction, conspired with her daughter, a visual artist and young mother, to articulate desire? The dialogue that ensues, in the words of Faith Wilding, “is an opening into fearsome and sublime territories, where home comforts and home truths are scarce; where ancient hierarchies and silences have been broken.”
GIRLS IN THE JUNGLE: What Does It Take For A Woman To Survive In The Arts?
Tucson, AZ: Kore Press, 1995
Limited edition broadside
1. Commitment to the work. Use opposition, hardship, ridicule, dismissive and abusive teachers, critics, gallery owners to fuel your work.
2. Don’t wait for someone else to give you permission to take yourself seriously as an artist. The first task is to invent yourself as an artist— paint a self portrait, even if you have to repaint it every six months.