Rashaun J. Allen holds an MFA in Creative Writing and Literature from SUNY Stony Brook and is the first Fulbright scholar in the program’s history. He has independently published poetry chapbooks: A Walk Through Brooklyn and In The Moment. He has been published in TSR: The Southampton Review, Tishman Review, Rigorous, and Auburn Avenue. When not writing or thinking about writing, he runs to scream at the top of his lungs the moment he crosses the finish line. Find more of his work at www.rashaunjallen.com.