Allie Rowbottom received her BA from New York University, her MFA from the California Institute of the Arts, and her PhD in Creative Writing and Literature from the University of Houston. Her work has received scholarships, essay prizes and honorable mentions from Tin House, Inprint, the Best American Essays series, the Florida Review, The Bellingham Review, the Black Warrior Review, The Southampton Review, and Hunger Mountain. She lives in Los Angeles.
At nineteen, she was an Instagram celebrity. Now, at thirty-five, she works behind the cosmetic counter at the 'black and white store,' peddling anti-aging products to women seeking physical and spiritual transformation. She too is seeking rebirth. She's ... SEE MORE