Hannah Allman Kennedy is a writer and artist from the oil ghost towns of Venango County, Pennsylvania. Her work has appeared in publications including Belt Magazine and Backbone Mountain Review. She writes and hosts the podcast What Happened Here, which explores the stories of interesting places. Hannah holds an MFA from Carlow University. She lives in Pittsburgh and teaches writing at Robert Morris University.
And It All Came Tumbling Down (The Watershed Journal Literary Group, 2021) is a novel set in rural, post-industrial Pennsylvania, and explores the tenuous intersection of identity, place, family, and faith. The story follows Amy Reilly, a young woman who left her hometown for the big city. When a family tragedy brings her back home, Amy must contend with the place and people she left behind.