William Allegrezza in 2009. Photo by Pytho1. Courtesy Wikimedia Commons.

William (Bill) Allegrezza (born 1974) is an American poet, editor, and academic.


Allegrezza was born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi. He received a B.A. in English from the University of Dallas and a M.A. in English and Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from Louisiana State University.[1]

He lives in Chicago. He is the editor of Moria and editor-in-chief of Cracked Slab Books. He also curates a reading series, series A, at Chicago's Hyde Park Art Center.[1]



  • Ladders in July. Buffalo, NY: BlazeVox Books, 2004.
  • The Vicious Bunny Translations. Lulu, 2005.[1]
  • Covering Over. Chicago: Moria Books, 2005.
  • Ishmael Among the Bushes. Dusie, 2006.
  • In The Weaver's Valley. West Hartford, CT: Blue Lion Books, 2006.
  • Fragile Replacements. San Francisco: Meritage Press, 2007.
  • Collective Instant. Rockhampton, Qld.: Otoliths, 2008.
  • Filament Sense. Ypolita Press, 2008.
  • Densities, Apparitions. . Rockhampton, Qld.: Otoliths,2011.



  • The City Visible: Chicago Poetry for the New Century (co-edited with Ray Bianchi). Chicago: Cracked Slab Books, 2007.

Except where noted, bibliographical information courtesy WorldCat.[2]

See alsoEdit

William Allegrezza

William Allegrezza


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 William Allegrezza, Illinois Center for the Book, Web, June 27, 2012.
  2. Search=William Allegrezza, WorldCat, Web, June 27, 2012.

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