Jill Kolongowski

Jill Kolongowski is a nonfiction writer and professor living in Northern California. Recipient of an MFA from Saint Mary’s College of California, she is the author of a collection of essays titled Life Lessons Harry Potter Taught Me (Ulysses Press, 2017). Other essays have appeared in Brevity, Sweet: A Literary Confection, Essay Daily, and elsewhere. She has received fellowships to attend the DISQUIET International Literary Program, Lit Camp, and the Squaw Valley Community of Writers. Her essays have won Sundog Lit’s First Annual Contest series and the Diana Woods Memorial Prize in Creative Nonfiction at Lunch Ticket. She is at work on a new essay collection about disaster. Find her at jillkwrites.com or on Twitter @jillkolongowski.