R. A. Allen

R. A. Allen's poetry has appeared in the New York Quarterly, RHINO Poetry, The Penn Review,
Gargoyle, Amuse-Bouche, Glassworks, JAMA, Amaryllis[Poetry Swindon], and elsewhere. His
fiction has been published in The Literary Review, The Barcelona Review, PANK, The Los Angeles
Review, and Best American Mystery Stories 2010, among others. He has a Pushcart nomination for poetry and one Best of the Web nomination for fiction. He lives in Memphis and was born on the same day that the Donner Party resorted to cannibalism: December 26th. More at