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Britt Allen (she/her/hers) is a recent graduate from Utah State University, where she got her Master of Arts studying Literature and Writing to supplement her Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing. She teaches freshman composition for the university and is interested in the eroticism of violence in female confessional and lyric poetry, contributing her own experiences and voice with her art. Her first chapbook is titled Harvest and will be published in 2021 by Finishing Line Press.

About Me: About Me

Recent Publications

"What She Remembers"
Psaltry and Lyre

November 2022

Notebook and Pen

"Bear Lake"
Soul, Sand & Sky

June 2021


Narrative Magazine

April 2021

Man with Book
Piles of Books

"Mastectomy," "Domesticated," "January"

Sink Hollow Literary Magazine

Spring 2020

"Does My Brother Dream of Showers?" 

Sugar House Review

Spring 2021

Woman Typing
About Me: Work

Honors & Awards

  • Honorable Mention in Category E: Poetry of the 2020 Utah Original Writing Competition.

  • Finalist in the Twelfth Annual Poetry Contest of Narrative Magazine. Cash prize of $75. Fall 2020.

  • First place in Utah State University’s Creative Writing Contest. Publication in Sink Hollow. Spring 2020.

  • Laureate’s Choice Winner in the 2019 Maria W. Faust Sonnet Contest. Cash prize of $30. July 2019.

  • Creative Writing Student of the Year, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Utah State University. Spring 2017. 

  • Runner-up in the Iris N. Spencer Sonnet Contest. Cash prize of $500. Spring 2017.

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