Allie Werner writes strange short fiction under the guise of her first initial. Her stories have appeared in publications such as NANO Fiction and Hobart. She’s been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and featured in the Wigleaf Top 50.

Allie grew up all over the East Coast. Later on she studied English literature at Reed College. She’s read slush for Tin House, interned with American Short Fiction, worked as an assistant editor at the cross-genre literary journal Unstuck, and read stories for Interfictions. Today she lives in South Brooklyn with her wife and child, sometimes reads contest submissions for Zoetrope: All-Story, and writes grants for libraries.

She almost never tweets @a_wernerrr. You can follow what she’s reading over on Goodreads.

If you like, you can contact her at the following address: a.werner.writes(at)gmail.com

3 thoughts on “About

  1. Hello, I came across your stories through Google Alert. I look for folks interested in our Mt. Hood area, mainly to direct them to my information site. Your story compelled me to read it, as the word “Kurd” drew me in. I have a heart for the Kurds. Long comment, short…you are a very interesting writer. A bit dark for me, but so word picture perfect that I could see the goat that was sacrificed for the barbeque. I have to-do piles that will never be accomplished, but I took the time to read, and now to write, as I want to tell you that I appreciated reading your story. It added a bit more color to my Sandy day.
    Cheryl Dixon

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