Alison Armstrong’s long involvement with Anglo-Irish literature has resulted in varied publications, including two books, The Joyce of Cooking: Food & Drink from James Joyce’s Dublin (Station Hill Press, 1986), and “The Herne’s Egg” by W.B. Yeats: The Manuscript Materials (Cornell University Press, 1993). Her essays, short fiction, poetry, and reviews have appeared in various publications including American Arts Quarterly, BOMB, Exquisite Corpse, Notre Dame Review, and PN Review. Her memberships include Japanese Artists Association, The James Joyce Society and W.B. Yeats Society in New York, and Artists Without Walls. After travel and study in Ireland and England, she returned to America as an editor at The Kenyon Review before settling in Manhattan, where she has been teaching writing and literature at NYU, the Cooper Union, and School of Visual Arts. She lives in the historic Westbeth Artist Housing community in Greenwich Village.