Alison Lowenstein is the author of City Weekends: The Greatest Escapes and Getaways in and Around NYC, City Kid New York: The Ultimate Guide for NYC Parents ages 4-12, and City Baby Brooklyn,  and the editor of Gothamist Getaways. She has written for National Geographic Traveler, Departures, American Way, Arrive, Porthole, NY Daily News, Newsday, Lilith, Wild Blue Yonder, Time Out New York Kids,,,,,,, and many other publications and websites. In addition, she’s written stories for the 5-Minute Marvel Stories and 5-Minute Spider-Man Storybook collections, as well as paperbacks, film novelizations, and TV tie-ins for Disney’s Marvel Books. Her short stories appeared in Fiction, The Brooklyn Rail, Portland Review, The Melic Review, Wordsmitten, and other literary journals. This spring her plays were performed at the Abingdon Theatre’s Benefit Challenge and the Apron Strings Project. Her play Disconnect Olivia was a semifinalist in the 2014 Indie Boots Theatre Festival in Chicago. She is a member of the Dramatist Guild. A recreational runner, she is training for her first marathon.

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