Amber Koneval

Denver, CO 80212

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


Drunk Dialing the Divine
(eLectio Publishing,


Freedom Verse
(Local Gems Poetry Press,
A Mantle of Stars
(Bibliotheca Alexandrina,


Time of Singing
The Storyteller
Atticus Review
Exterminating Angel Press
The Chaffey Review
Stepping Stones Magazine
The Stray Branch
The Wayfarer: A Journal of Contemplative Literature
Stepping Stones Magazine
Green Blotter
Crack the Spine
Atticus Review
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

More Information

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Irish American
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Born in: 
Highlands Ranch, CO
Raised in: 
Highlands Ranch, CO

Reviews, Recordings, and Interviews

Personal Favorites

Favorite Authors:
Gerard Manley Hopkins Pablo Neruda Kathleen Norris

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Listing last updated: April 30, 2014.

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