Allissa Hertz earned an MFA in Creative Writing from Regis through the Mile-High MFA program. She received a BFA in Creative Writing and BA in Speech-Theater from Arkansas Tech University. She is an Editorial Assistant for Inverted Syntax. She was the Fall 2013 Editor of Nebo: A Literary Magazine. Her works are published and forthcoming in Yemassee, Cathexis, The Esthetic Apostle, December Magazine, Progenitor, The A3 Review & Press, First Literary Review-East, Penultimate Peanut Magazine, and other publications.