Get to Know a Faculty Member: Ashley Kunsa

Screen Shot 2019-12-16 at 11.18.43 PMAshley Kunsa is a writing instructor and assistant professor of creative writing. At the 2020 Pittsburgh conference, she is critiquing manuscripts as an add-on element for attendees — literary fiction, historical fiction, women’s and mainstream fiction, and memoir.

Ashley Kunsa’s fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry appears in more than three dozen publications including The Writer magazine, the Los Angeles Review, Sycamore Review, and Quarter After Eight. Her writing has garnered awards from the A Room of Her Own foundation and Eastern Iowa Review, and she has received grants from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. She holds a PhD in American literature from Duquesne University and an MFA in fiction from Penn State and is currently assistant professor of creative writing at Rocky Mountain College in Billings, MT.

Additionally, she is co-founder and editor in chief of genre2, an online literary journal devoted to publishing writers’ best work outside their primary genre. You can find her online at www.ashleykunsa.com.

 

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