Mary Koncel is an American poet who has published two books of poetry.
She was born and raised in Chicago and holds a BFA in Poetry from Columbia College Chicago and MFA in English from MFA Program for Poets & Writers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She now lives in Worthington, Massachusetts with her husband. Koncel co-designed and teaches in the Writing Program of the Smith College School for Social Work. She is also a writing consultant to the Department of Public Health - AIDS Bureau in Boston, Massachusetts.
Grants and awards
She was also a finalist for the Norma Farber First Book Award.
- Closer to the Day (1999) - Quale Press
- You Can Tell The Horse Anything - Tupelo Press
Other publications - anthologies
- The Party Train: A Collection of North American Prose Poetry
- No Boundaries: Prose Poems by 24 American Poets (edited by Ray Gonzalez)
- The Best of the Prose Poem: An International Journal
- Real Things: An Anthology of Popular Culture in American Poetry
- Ladies, Start Your Engines: Women Writing on Cars and on the Road
- The Massachusetts Review
- The Journal
- The Illinois Review
- key satch(el)
- Denver Quarterly
- The Prose Poem: An International Journal