Virginia Konchan earned a master’s degree in fine arts from CSU in 2009 and a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois-Chicago.
She is the author of a poetry collection, The End of Spectacle; a collection of short stories, Anatomical Gift; and two chapbooks, That Tree is Mine and
Her creative and critical work has appeared in The New Yorker, Best New Poets, The Believer, The New Republic, and Boston Review. Her work has been anthologized in several collections, and her honors include grants and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities and Scuola Internazionale di Grafica in Venice.
Co-founder of Matter, a journal of poetry and political commentary, and associate editor of the Tupelo Quarterly, she lives in Montreal and teaches at Concordia University.