Allison Stockman

Allison Stockman runs every day in Oakland, California, where she lives with her three sons. She was recently converted to the Church of Drinking Coffee in Bed by her new boyfriend. Her stories have been published in The Awl, Electric Literature, and NY Mag THE CUT.

Stories By Allison Stockman

How Running Ruined My Relationship, Killed My Faith…and Saved My Life

My high school boyfriend and I made a bet: he'd learn about my religion, Mormonism, if I took up his religion, running. Neither of us was ready for what came next.