Doubleday to publish Allison Epstein’s novel, A Tip for the Hangman

Knopf Doubleday will publish RC Creative Writing alumna (’14) Allison Epstein‘s first novel, A Tip for the Hangman: A Novel of Christopher Marlowe on February 9, 2021. 

Allison earned an MFA in fiction from Northwestern University. A Michigan native, she now lives in Chicago, where she works as a copywriter for clients in higher education and the arts. When not writing, she enjoys good theater, bad puns, and fancy jackets. A Tip for the Hangman is her first novel.

While in the RC, Allison was an active member and editor-in-chief of the RC Review literary magazine. She was the RC’s first Emerging Writer awardee. More about Allison at her website.