Alison Miller

Part-time Lecturer, Journalism

Alison Miller (MFA ’21) is a freelance writer and editor in Athens, Georgia. She is a 2021 graduate of the Narrative Nonfiction MFA program at the University of Georgia, a 2006 graduate of New York University’s journalism school, and a 2004 graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. She has worked on staff at two national magazines: Travel + Leisure and Southwest: The Magazine (the airline’s in-flight magazine).

As a freelancer she has written for Gravy, The Bitter Southerner, Atlanta Magazine, Sports Illustrated, The Local Palate, Southern Living, Charlotte Magazine, Our State, Four Seasons Magazine, and others.

She has spent the past three years immersed in the local indie pro wrestling scene in Georgia and is working on a book about the depth of this sports entertainment tradition and why it persists on small stages throughout the South.

You can see her work at

In the News

Black Belts and Fresh Faces in the Rings of Rural Georgia, via Sports Illustrated

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Blood, Sweat and Ribs, via Southern Foodways Alliance

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A Boy Goes Hunting, via Southern Foodways Alliance

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Power to the People, No Delay, via Bitter Southerner

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I'm Going to the Store, via Southern Foodways Alliance

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