Jona Kottler is originally from Albuquerque, NM in the southwest part of the United States.
She comes to Ecas with a BA in English from The University of New Mexico and an MA in Liberal Arts from St. John’s College, Santa Fe. For ten years before moving abroad Jona was a Lecturer in The University of New Mexico’s Honors College, teaching courses in literature, filmmaking, Shakespeare, pop culture, comic books, and film history. She is a fiction writer, focusing mostly on the novel although she has written comics books and short films.
She is passionate about making sure that people know that their writing is important and loves working at Ecas facilitating the Reading and Writing Group where we are always learning something new with people who are wonderful to spend time with.