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Jamie Alliotts

Jamie Alliotts received his BA in world literature and creative writing from Columbia University. His play, A Waltz Between, won the 2005 Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival annual playwriting award. His nonfiction appears in 40 Towns, MOUTH, and elsewhere. He is a graduate student at Dartmouth College, currently at work on a memoir about his experiences as a heroin addict in the US Navy and on the streets of Manhattan in the late 1990s.


Photographs by Jamie Alliotts


December 28, 2015 | Articles

The fourth installment of #VQRTrueStory—our new social-media experiment in which stories and images cross platforms, from Instagram to the website to the magazine—features Jamie Alliotts's encounters on the sidewalks of Manhattan.