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Alissa Quart is the author of Squeezed: Why Our Families Can't Afford America and five other books including the poetry book Thoughts and Prayers. She is the Executive Director of Economic Hardship Reporting Project.
Alissa Quart is an accomplished poet who is not afraid to get her hands dirty with the stuff of life we all deal with. Quart's genius is spinning that chaff into art.