Valya Dudycz Lupescu

Writer, fueled by coffee

A little local press for Concave Journal


“It’s all about character. This maxim is being showcased in Chicago’s newest literary journal, Conclave: A Journal of Character. The annual will be kicking off its auspicious debut issue at The Book Cellar on Saturday night, October 18 from 7-9.”

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Author: Valya

Valya Dudycz Lupescu is the author of THE SILENCE OF TREES and STICKS & BONES, as well as the founding editor of CONCLAVE: A Journal of Character. Born and raised in Chicago, Valya received her degree in English at DePaul University and her MFA in Writing as part of the inaugural class at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Since receiving her MFA, Valya has worked as a college professor, obituary writer, content manager, internal communications specialist, co-producer of an independent feature film, and Goth cocktail waitress.

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