Individual Author Record
Name: Jeffery Renard AllenPen Name: None Genre: Poetry Born: Chicago Sites:
Illinois ConnectionAllen was born and raised in Chicago. He graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationJeffery Renard Allen is a poet, essayist, short story writer, and novelist. Raised on the south side of Chicago, he now lives in New York and teaches at Queens College and in the writing program at the New School.
*''Harbors and Spirits'', Moyer Bell, 1999*''Rails Under My Back'', Harvest Books, 2000*''Stellar Places'', Asphodel Press, 2007*''Holding Pattern,'' Graywolf Press, 2008*''Song of the Shank'', Graywolf Press, 2014