Allie Rowbottom

Allie Rowbottom has a PhD in Creative Writing and Literature from the University of Houston, where she was an Inprint Memorial Barthelme Fellow in non-fiction, and was awarded the Marion Barthelme Prize. She also holds an MFA from CalArts and a BA from NYU. Her work has received scholarships, essay prizes, and honorable mentions from Tin House, the “Best American Essays” series, the Florida Review, The Bellingham Review, the Black Warrior Review, The Southampton Review, and Hunger Mountain. Her first book, “Jell-O Girls,” is forthcoming in July of 2018 from Little Brown & Co.

Janet Sarbanes’ “The Protester Has Been Released”

Janet Sarbanes Wants Protesters to Persist

In her new story collection, “The Protester Has Been Released,” Sarbanes presents a timely meditation on the dangers of authority, the importance of community, and the wisdom of nature.

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