Allison Hutchcraft is a poet and teacher living in Charlotte, North Carolina. Her poems have appeared in the Kenyon Review, Crazyhorse, The Cincinnati Review, Barrow Street, the Beloit Poetry Journal, American Letters & Commentary, West Branch, and other journals. The recipient of an Artist Fellowship from the North Carolina Arts Council and a Regional Artist Project Grant from the Arts & Science Council for the City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, she has been awarded scholarships from the Tin House Writers Workshop, the Key West Literary Seminars, and the Squaw Valley Community of Writers. A past resident at the Hambidge Center for the Creative Arts & Sciences and the Sitka Center for Art and Ecology on the Oregon coast, she teaches creative writing at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte.