Greg Allendorf was born in Cincinnati. He is the author of a chapbook , Fair Day in an Ancient Town, selected by Kiki Petrosino for Brain Mill Press’s Mineral Point Chapbook series. His poems have appeared in or are forthcoming from such journals as Smartish Pace, Subtropics, Beloit Poetry Journal, The Journal, Chicago Quarterly Review, The Hawaii Review, and Memorious: A Journal of New Verse and Fiction. He holds graduate degrees from The University of Cincinnati and Purdue University. He lives in Columbia, MO, where he is a PhD candidate and Creative Writing Fellow at The University of Missouri.