Alison Hodgson

Alison Hodgson is the author of The Pug List: A Ridiculous Dog, a Family Who Lost Everything, and How They All Found Their Way Home. She is a Moth StorySLAM winner and a contributor to the design website Houzz.com. Her writing has been featured in Woman’s Day magazine, on Forbes.com, Christianity Today’s Her.meneutics blog, and her essays have been published in a variety of anthologies. Alison lives in Michigan with her husband, their children, and three good dogs.

Blog Posts by Alison Hodgson

Labels and Names

Labels and Names

Here’s the problem: You can memorize all the terms, understand their origins, become conversant in the nuances, even know when not to use them. The Zionists and Palestinians. The settlers and the freedom fighters. Those who support Fatah or Hamas…
A small taste of Immigration

A small taste of Immigration

The books in my Skeptic’s Guide series are unusual.  They are mostly question and answer, they include quotes and facts, and the have pictures and charts.  They are fun books on serious subjects.  Easy to read; easy to understand.  That’s…
Jordan Impressions

Jordan Impressions

Traveling to Jordan for 10 days was truly a leap of faith.  I went to listen, learn and find out what could be done to help the Syrian refugees.  I came back with some answers and many questions.  But here…