Mary A. Koncel was born in Chicago, where she received a B.F.A. at Columbia College. She then earned an M.F.A. in English from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and an M.S. in Animals and Public Policy from the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University. An avid dressage rider, she also teaches in the Jacobsen Center for Writing at Smith College. She lives in western Massachusetts with her husband and many animals, small and large.
Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowship
Pushcart Prize Nominee