Allison Williams

Allison Williams has written about race, culture and comedy for NPR, CBC, The New York Times, The Christian Science Monitor, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency and Travelers’ Tales.

Her essays have appeared in Kenyon Review Online, Prairie Schooner’s blog, The Drum and Brevity. She is a two-time winner of The Moth StorySLAM. Find her at

Home base is currently Dubai, where “The Pork Shop” is a separate, dimly-lit room at the back of the supermarket. It’s like buying meat porn.