Marynia Kolak is a Chicago-born writer, cartographer, and interdisciplinary researcher whose words can be found in Organs of Vision and Speech, Ghost Ocean, and Inertia magazines.
After studying geology and picking microfossils to investigate climate change, Marynia earned an MFA in writing from Roosevelt University, where she was an editor for the Oyez Review, and an MS in GIS and cartography from John Hopkins University. Her work has taken her from the USGS to the Institute of Public Health and Medicine at Northwestern University. She is currently doing PhD research investigating community health in urban environments at the Department of Geography and Urban Planning at Arizona State University.
Contributions to Humans & Nature:
- The Skeletal Fabric of Chicago
A City Creatures blog post.