HeadShots-5bwAllie is a writer from outside of Memphis, TN. She lived in southern Louisiana for nine years, but she currently lives in Little Rock, Arkansas where she teaches English and Writing. In 2016, she began working as the assistant non-fiction editor for Midway JournalYou can read some of her writing here. She misses New Orleans.

In 2019, Allie’s short story collection, Dead Women and other stories, was a finalist for the Black Lawrence Press 2019 Hudson Prize.

In 2018, Allie won the Big Sky, Small Prose Contest, as well as the SCMLA Short Story Prize.

Zeus, her 17-lb. dachshund-mix has a sometimes active Facebook fan page. Allie also occasionally races bikes. Even more occasionally, she has the good luck to write about it.