Chelsea Biondolillo has a dual MFA in creative writing and environmental studies from the University of Wyoming. In 2012, she was an NSF-funded Think Write Publish communication fellow, and in 2014 she was awarded the Carter Prize for the Essay from Shenandoah
. Her prose has appeared or is forthcoming in Orion, Sonora Review, Guernica, River Teeth
, Hayden's Ferry Review
and others. She has written on the art of essay for Essay Daily
, Passages North
, and Creative Nonfiction
. Her journalism has appeared in Nautilus
and on state and national public radio. She is currently working on a book about vultures that combines travel, memoir, ecology, and natural history.