Amber Koneval

Author's Bio

Amber Koneval is a twenty-something Regis University alumni with a B.A. in English and Religious Studies. She has been published in many journals, in both electronic and print formats, and has released a collection of poetry through eLectio publishing. She enjoy writing free-verse poetry on a large variety of subjects, though her most prominent themes include God, mental disability, and her personal experiences. She currently lives in Colorado with three housemates and is still very close to her large Irish-Catholic family. She plans to stay in Colorado all her life and become a cat lady when she can no longer pick up a pen. 

Publications and Prizes

A Mantle of Stars
(Bibliotheca Alexandrina, 2013)
, Freedom Verse
(Local Gems Poetry Press, 2013)
Atticus Review, Crack the Spine, Exterminating Angel Press, Green Blotter, MOLT, Stepping Stones Magazine, The Chaffey Review, The Storyteller, The Stray Branch, The Wayfarer: A Journal of Contemplative Literature, Time of Singing, Windhover
Drunk Dialing the Divine
(eLectio Publishing, 2012)
Prizes Won: 
Pushcart Prize Nomination for 'Word Sexual' 2014 by Stepping Stones Magazine Doxa Award in Doxa (Nebraska Christian College) Fall 2013 Best Poetry/Pose in the Apogee (Regis University) Spring 2011

Reviews, Recordings, and Interviews

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Irish American
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Highlands Ranch
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Highlands Ranch, CO
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Last updated: Apr 30, 2014