Chelsea Biondolillo is currently an Olive B. O'Connor Fellow at Colgate University. She holds a dual MFA in creative writing and environmental studies from the University of Wyoming. In 2012, she was a Think Write Publish communications fellow, and her nonfiction has been awarded Shenandoah's Carter Prize for the Essay. Her prose has appeared or is forthcoming in Brevity, Passages North, Shenandoah, River Teeth, Hayden's Ferry Review and others. Her journalism has appeared in Venuszine, Science, and on state and national public radio. She is currently working on a book about vultures that combines travel, memoir, ecology, and natural history.