Allison Sharp

Allison Sharp earned her B.A. and M.A. in English Literature from Abilene Christian University. Her M.A. thesis is titled Who is the Chick in Chick Lit?: The Female Self and the Contemporary Bildungsroman. Since graduating, she has been teaching high school English and working on independent scholarly projects. She is fascinated with popular culture, the language of the self, and the influence the low-brow media has on culture as a whole. She writes blog posts, essays, poems, and stories at the following website

Allison’s article, “‘I am busy trying to become who I am’: Girls and the Bildungsroman,” appears in albeit 3.2: Youth