Ian MacAllen




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Biography

Ian MacAllen is the author of Red Sauce: How Italian Food Became American. He is a writer, editor, and graphic designer living in Brooklyn.


Contact

For all inqueries, contact ianmac47 @ gmail.com.


Social Media

Memberships



Curriculum Vitae | Porfolio by request







Publications




Fiction


The Lives of Paul

The Offing, 2.3.2020


Friendr

45th Parallel Magazine, 3.2019


The Second Russian

Little Fiction, 9.5.2018


Three Women

Vol 1 Brooklyn, 3.26.2018


The Truth About Dolphins

Queen Mob's Tea House, 12.13.2016


Trinkets

Joyland Magazine, 10.10.2016


Fetish Classified Ads of Inanimate Objects

Electric Cereal, 3.20.2014


Book Reviews

Nobody Gets Out Alive by Leigh Newman, Chicago Review of Books, 4.16.22


Jerks by Sara Lippmann, Chicago Review of Books, 3.24.22


Lesser Known Monsters of the 21st Century by Kim Fu, Chicago Review of Books, 2.3.22


Bright Burning Things by Lisa Harding, Chicago Review of Books, 12.8.21


Bourdain: The Definitive Oral Biography by Laurie Woolever, Chicago Review of Books, 9.27.21


Prepare Her by Genevieve Plunkett, Chicago Review of Books, 7.19.21


Bring Your Baggage and Don't Pack Light by Helen Ellis, Southern Review of Books, 7.13.21


Objects of Desire by Clare Sestanovich, Chicago Review of Books, 6.29.201


Firebreak by Nicole Kornher-Stace, Chicago Review of Books, 5.4.2021


Terminal Boredom by Izumi Suzuki, Chicago Review of Books, 4.21.2021


Sarahland by Sam Cohen, Chicago Review of Books, 3.17.2021


The Echo Wife by Sarah Gailey, Chicago Review of Books, 2.17.2021


Kink, Edited R.O. Kwon and Garth Greenwell, Chicago Review of Books, 2.10.2021


The Effort by Claire Holroyde, Chicago Review of Books, 1.15.2021


The Office of Historical Corrections by Danielle Evans, Chicago Review of Books, 11.16.2020


Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam, Chicago Review of Books, 10.15.2020


The Sprawl by Jason Diamond, Chicago Reiew of Books, 8.26.2020


Kings County by David Goodwillie, Chicago Review of Books, 7.29.2020


Collective Gravities by Chloe N. Clark, Trampset, 6.8.2020


All Adults Here by Emma Straub, Chicago Review of Books, 5.6.2020


You Will Never Be Forgotten by Mary South, Chicago Review of Books, 3.18.2020


Costalegre by Courtney Maum, The Rumpus, 3.4.2020


Not Everyone is Special by Josh Denslow, Fiction Advocate, 5.16.2019


Lost Children Archive by Valerie Luiselli, Chicago Review of Books, 4.16.2019


Paradise Rot by Jenny Hval, Chicago Review of Books, 11.14.2018


Little Disasters by Randall Klein, Chicago Review of Books, 6.20.2018


A Good Day for Seppuku by Kate Braverman, The Rumpus, 3.21.2018


Star Witness by Joe Meno, Fiction Advocate, 10.4.2017


Touch by Courtney Maum, The Rumpus, 6.15.2017


Culdesac by Robert Repino, The Rumpus, 2.14.2017


Nicotine by Nell Zink, The Rumpus, 10.24.2016


Loner by Teddy Wayne, The Rumpus, 9.13.2016


Modern Lovers by Emma Straub, The Rumpus, 5.26.2016


American Housewife by Helen Ellis, The Rumpus, 3.8.2016




Nonfiction

San Gennaro: A Gastronomic Celebration of Immigrant Foods, Whetstone Journal, 3.14.2022


We've been quarantining with our son for over 3 weeks, Parenting Insider, 1.8.21


Don’t Wait to Make Improvements for Pedestrians, Provincetown Independent, 9.29.21


Long Days Journey into Rent Stabilization, The Billfold 3.13.2014


How To Drive A Friend To Detox, Thought Catalog, 02.08.2013


Semi-creepy, Yiddish-speaking puppets took Manhattan a half-century before The Muppets, io9.com, 11.1.2012


Bic Grip 4×4 Permanent Marker, The Impulsive Bu, 11.4.2004.



Columns

This Week In Indie Bookstores
August 2015 - January 2022


Notable Online
March 2020 - January 2022


Notable NYC
October 2013 - March 2020



Interviews

An Interiew with Rachel Rear, author of Catch The Sparrow, Brooklyn Rail, 2.14.22


An Interview with Nicholas Mancusi, The Rumpus, 1.3.2020


An Interview with Lilly Dancyger, Vol 1 Brooklyn, 11.13.2019


An Interview with Chelsea Hodson, The Negatives, 5.29.2018


An Interview with Patrick Carr and Clayton Lamar of @DogsDoingThings, English Kills Review, 5.2.2018


Can a Book About Incest Be Greater Than Its Shock Value?, Electric Literature, 12.6.2017


An interview with Dolan Morgan, The Rumpus, 5.5.2017