Austin Allen’s first poetry collection, Pleasures of the Game (Waywiser Press, 2016), won the Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize. His poetry has appeared in The Yale Review32 PoemsSouthwest Review, The Missouri Review, and other outlets, and has been featured on Verse Daily. His criticism appears frequently via Poetry Foundation. He has taught as a Lecturer in the Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University and is currently a doctoral student in Creative Writing at the University of Cincinnati.


Pleasures of the Game at Waywiser Press