Rashaun J. Allen is the first Fulbright scholar in SUNY Stony Brook’s MFA in Creative Writing & Literature program history and a twice recipient of their Southampton Graduate Arts Excellence in Service Award. A Vermont Studio Center and Arts, Letters and Numbers residency recipient whose two independently published poetry chapbooks: A Walk Through Brooklyn and In The Moment became Top 10th and 11th Amazon Kindle Best Sellers in African American Poetry. He has been nominated for Sundress Publication’s 2018 Best of the Net anthology in Creative Non-Fiction and was a 2017 Steinberg Essay Contest Finalist in Fourth Genre. His writing has appeared in TSR: The Southampton Review, Tishman Review, Rigorous, Auburn Avenue, Poui, Hypertext and River Styx.
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