Sara Johnson Allen
Sara Johnson Allen was born and raised in Raleigh, North Carolina except for a brief middle school stint in upstate New York. Her work took her to New England 13 years ago, and she now teaches Marketing Communication at Endicott College in Beverly, Massachusetts in the United States. When she is not grading papers or chasing after her three kids, she likes to write about 'place' and how it shapes us. Her work has appeared in Harpur Palate, Redivider, Byline Magazine, and was submitted to Best New American Voices in 2006. She received her MFA in Creative Writing at Emerson College.