100 Creatives

Phoenix Poet Allyson Boggess: 100 Creatives

Phoenix is brimming with creativity. And every other year, we put the spotlight on 100 of the city's creative forces. Leading up to the release of this year's Best of Phoenix issue, we're profiling 100 more. Welcome to the 2014 edition of 100 Creatives. Up today: 45. Allyson Boggess.

Allyson Boggess seeks balance.

The downtown Phoenix poet and educator has had poems published by Watershed Review, PANK, and The Collagist and teaches writing at both Arizona State University and the Harvard Extension School. "I'm still figuring out how to balance my teaching life and my writing life," Boggess says.

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Becky Bartkowski is an award-winning journalist and the arts and music editor at New Times, where she writes about art, fashion, and pop culture.
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