Allison Darcy is a writer and educator currently located in North Carolina. She holds an MA in Religious Studies from Duke University and an MFA in Fiction from North Carolina State University, where she taught creative nonfiction and beginning creative writing.

In addition to winning the 2020 North Carolina State Prize for Fiction, Allison's nonfiction has been Pushcart Prize-nominated and her poems and short stories have placed as finalists in numerous North Carolina state contests, Glimmer Train, and elsewhere. She is represented by Sam Morgan at The Lotts Agency.


Allison is also a Jewish youth professional, a Hebrew calligrapher, an immersive horror enthusiast, a circus arts tourist, a disability advocate, and probably many other things she hasn't realized yet. In her free time, she mostly obeys the whims of her 50 lb lapdog, Freyja.

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