Shane Allison was born and bred in Florida where he attended Florida State University to receive his B.A. in English. Afterwards, he attended New School University in New York where he received an M.F.A. His poems have appeared in countless ezines, magazines and anthologies such as Plum Ruby Review, Dicey Brown, storysouth, Frigg Magazine, Other Voices, Velvet Mafia, Suspect Thoughts, Literati Magazine, Mississippi Review, New Delta Review, This New Breed: Gents, Badboys and Barbarians 2,Coloring Book, Saints and Sinners and tons of others. He has a story forthcoming this winter in Best Black Gay Erotica and poems forthcoming in Velvet Heat, Men on the Edge and I Do/I Don't: Queers on Marriage.
His books Black Fag (Future Tense Books), and Cock and Balls (Feel Free Press) are now available. His recent work can be read at www.eastvillagepoetry.com, www.literatimagazine.com, and www.shampoopoetry.com