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About Allison

Author, Screenwriter, Publisher and Educator, Allison Bruning has always had a passion for the literary arts. She originally hails from Marion, Ohio but lives in Marfa, Texas with her husband and their Australian Cattle Dog, Lakota Sioux.

Allison owns Big Bend Productions. Big Bend Productions is the parent company of Marfa House (publishing), Lost Mine Films (independent film), Boquillas' Window (graphic design) and Castolon Studios (photography).

Allison is the author of several historical fiction novels, shorts and poems. She loves to write history in the voices of those whose stories were rarely told.

Allison's educational background includes a BA in Theatre Arts with a minor in Anthropology, a MFA in Creative Writing and is currently working on her Ph.D in Education. She also holds a EC-4 Texas Teaching Certificate.

Allison's honors include admission into the All American Scholars, Who's Who Among America's Educators, Course Directors Award and the Girl Scout Silver and Gold Awards.

She is an educator, writer, speaker, screenwriter, film director, and publisher.

Allison's interests include Ohio Valley history, anthropology, travel, culture, history, camping, hiking, backpacking, spending time with her family, and genealogy.

Unique traits: Character driven, multicultural, family oriented writings



  • Field of Grace

    Field of Grace Drama Family Historical Other Ida McIntyre, an independent Appalachian Irish young woman in 1919 Marion County, Ohio must save her family from Jeremiah Miller, a farmer bent on destroying her family, in order to earn her father's approval.


  • Jesus

    Jesus (2012)
    Print by Family Worship Center Makeup Artist

  • Calico "2nd edition" (Novel)

    Calico "2nd edition" (Novel) (2012)
    Theater by Little Acorns Publishing House Author

  • Oldham County Dance Recital

    Oldham County Dance Recital (2012)
    Theater by Jamie Best Light and Sound Board Operator

  • Calico "First Edition" (Novel)

    Calico "First Edition" (Novel) (2011)
    Theater by Page Turners Publishing Author

  • Good News Ocean Odyssey

    Good News Ocean Odyssey (2000)
    Theater by Southmont Baptist Church Director

  • A Fairytale

    A Fairytale (1999)
    Theater by Big Bend Theatre Director

  • Hamlet

    Hamlet (1999)
    Theater by Big Bend Theatre Costumer

  • Lost and Found

    Lost and Found (1999)
    Theater by Big Bend Theatre Director

  • Hapgood

    Hapgood (1999)
    Theater by Big Bend Theatre House Manager

  • You Can't Trust the Male

    You Can't Trust the Male (1998)
    Print by Big Bend Theatre Assistant Director


  • All American Scholar


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