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Sandy Allen

Allen is a writer of true stories. Their first book, "A Kind of Mirraculas Paradise: A True Story About Schizophrenia" was published in January. Their essays and reported feature stories have been published by BuzzFeed News, Pop Up Magazine, CNN Opinion, among others, and are forthcoming from Pacific Standard and them. Allen was previously a features editor for BuzzFeed News. They also co-founded and ran the online-only literary quarterly Wag’s Revue. They graduated from Brown University with a degree in nonfiction writing, and received an MFA from the University of Iowa’s Nonfiction Writing Program.