Allison Hutchcraft is the author of Swale, which was named the 2019 Editor’s Choice by New Issues Poetry & Prose and is forthcoming in the fall of 2020. Her poems have appeared in Boulevard, The Cincinnati Review, Crazyhorse, The Gettysburg Review, Kenyon Review, The Missouri Review, and The Southern Review, among other journals. A former resident at the Sitka Center for Art and Ecology on the Oregon coast, she has been awarded a fellowship from the North Carolina Arts Council, a Regional Artist Project Grant from the Arts & Science Council for the City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, and scholarships from the Tin House Writers Workshop, the Key West Literary Seminars, and the Squaw Valley Community of Writers. She teaches creative writing at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte.