Originally from Calgary, Allie Jenkinson studied English at the University of Victoria before working as a freelance writer for magazines such as Skier, Snowboard Canada, and Coast Mountain Culture. She currently resides in Cumberland.

Allie was the guest editor for CV Collective: Volume 5, Winter 2015, and was the editor for CV Collective: Volumes 13–20, Winter 2017 through to Fall 2019.