School of the Arts Faculty
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Mary Kovaleski Byrnes
Senior Lecturer (2008)
B.A. Mary Washington College
M.F.A. Emerson College
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
Co-founder and curriculum director for emersonWRITES, a free creative writing program for Boston Public School students at Emerson College.
Awards & Honors
Alumni Award for Teaching Innovation