j. l . koch

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J. L. Koch is a writer, currently pursuing her graduate degree through the Stonecoast MFA program at the University of Southern Maine, concentrating in popular fiction.

Her work is mostly dark speculative fiction and fantasy but she sometimes takes a break and writes straight fiction and nonfiction.

Her first fiction piece was published in 2017 in the literary magazine Ghost Parachute.

She lives in Portland, Maine where she works as a software developer for a California-based tech company.

She enjoys drinking coffee, hanging out with other people’s dogs, and writing (of course).


You can follow her on instagram (@inwildwoods) or twitter (@jkochwrites).

Or you can email her at: jesslouko@gmail.com.