Past Resident

Rashaun J. Allen

Rashaun J. Allen is a writer, entrepreneur, poet and professor. He has studied at The University of KwaZulu-Natal, earned a BS in Finance/Management from SUNY Albany, and an MBA in Business Administration from the College of Saint Rose. He is also the first Fulbright scholar from SUNY Stony Brook’s Creative Writing Program where he earned his MFA in Creative Writing & Literature. He has lectured and performed at over fifty poetry slams, after-school programs, high schools, colleges, conferences and independent bookstores throughout the east coast of the United States.