writer | editor

Alison Bowen is an award-winning writer, editor and strategist based in Chicago. 

Alison specializes in human-driven narrative stories, whether a customer profile, case study or intriguing interview. She brings her expertise in synthesizing complex information to clients such as universities, corporations and institutions. 

Alison’s writing has appeared in publications including the Chicago Tribune, The New York Times and Chicago magazine. Her decade as a Chicago Tribune features reporter included a Jones-Beck Award for Outstanding Professional Performance, and her series showing emergency room nurses did not receive training on rape kits prompted state legislation and was a Livingston Award finalist. She’s received fellowships from the National Institutes of Health and Carter Center for her reporting on topics like patient care and mental health. 

Alison lives with her family in Chicago, where she is usually on a lake walk or taking book recommendations.