Aurora Donna Bonner

Read Aurora Bonner's most recent essay, “The Night We Ate Moussaka,” in the July 2018 issue of Under the Gum Tree.

Aurora’s work draws from relationships between people and the environment. Recent work has or will appear in the Colorado Review, Assay: Journal of Nonfiction Studies, Hippocampus Magazineand  Under the Gum Tree.

Aurora writes environmentally-inspired essays and is currently working on a memoir that takes her through several national parks in the American West. Aurora writes through contemporary issues like the college debt crisis, living the creative life, the rural-urban gap, and environmental impact on the self.

A writer and artist, Aurora lives in the Endless Mountains of Pennsylvania, where she teaches yoga, talks to plants, reads books, roasts coffee, and plays with her two children. She earned her MFA from Wilkes University.

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