Autumn Konopka's poems have appeared in the Birmingham Poetry
Review, Center City Weekly Press, Crab Orchard Review, Ekphrasis,
Hinge Online, Mad Poets Review, Philadelphia Stories, Re)Verb,
and Schuylkill Valley Journal. Her manuscript, What the
Postwoman Left, was a semifinalist in the 2007 Crab Orchard
Series Open Competition.
has read and performed her poetry throughout the Delaware
Valley. In 2002, she participated in the Philadelphia Fringe
Festival as part of the Wild Women, an ensemble of writers,
artists, and musicians. She currently hosts a monthly reading
series at Milkboy Coffee in Bryn Mawr, PA, for the Mad
Poets Society and leads a bi-monthly writing workshop
at the Big Blue Marble Bookshop in Philadelphia. She has
taught community-based poetry classes for children and adults
in Philadelphia and Trenton.
has an M.F.A. in creative writing from Antioch University.
When she's not writing, Autumn works (and volunteers) for
nonprofit arts organizations. And when she's not doing either
of those things, she likes to bake, knit, and wander around
the city. Autumn lives in South Philadelphia with her husband
and two cats.