Oktavi Allison

Oktavi Allison Oktavi Allison was born in 1951, in Queens, New York. She was raised in the suburbs of Long Island. Oktavi attended SUNY, Farmingdale and later migrated to Los Angeles, California where she began writing in the early 90’s. She conducts poetry and journal seminars in her community. Her work has been published in bum rush the page and Beyond the Frontier. She is a 2015 PEN Center USA Emerging Voices Fellow. Oktavi currently resides in Inglewood, California. She is currently working on a collection of poems titled Collage.