Mary Kovaleski Byrnes

SENIOR LECTURER

DEPARTMENT OF WRITING, LITERATURE & PUBLISHING

B.A. Mary Washington College
M.F.A. Emerson College


Contact Information

Office: Ansin 1117B
Phone: 8750
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Mary Kovaleski Byrnes is a poet, travel writer, and essayist, whose work has been featured in numerous publications, including the Cimarron Review, Poet Lore,  Poets & Artists, Boston.com's Passport, and was awarded "Best of the Net" in 2011.

She coordinates the EmersonWRITES program, a free creative writing program for Boston Public School students, and is a poetry reader for Ploughshares

 


Global & Civic Engagement

  • 2010
  • Co-founder and curriculum director for emersonWRITES, a free creative writing program for Boston Public School students at Emerson College. 


Awards & Honors

  • 2015
  • Alumni Award for Teaching Innovation