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.