ALLISON ITTERLY is a Senior Staff Editor for Barking Rain Press. Allison earned a master of fine arts in creative writing from San Diego State University (SDSU) in 2007 and a bachelor of arts degree in English with a minor in creative writing from the University at Albany in 2002. Allison has taught creative writing in both fiction and poetry at SDSU. She has also taught writing composition at ITT Technical Institute, in which she earned the Teaching Performance Award. Her short stories, “From the Atlantic to the Pacific,” “The Way She Rolls,” and “100 Reasons Why I Had to Hightail it Out of Nowhere” have appeared in various journals. Allison is also the acquisitions editor and editor for BQB Publishing. With years of experience as an editor, educator, and writer, Allison is thrilled to discover quality talent from new and emerging writers.