About Stephanie

Stephanie Harper is the author of Wesley Yorstead Goes Outside (Propertius Press, 2020), as well as the poetry collection Sermon Series (Finishing Line Press, 2017). Her narrative nonfiction work can be found in a number of publications, including HelloGiggles, HuffPost, Living Lutheran, Grok Nation, Aleteia, Healthline, The Daily Dot, Folks Magazine and more. She often writes about chronic illness and spirituality.

Stephanie grew up in Colorado, where she graduated from CU Boulder with a BA in English in 2009. She received her MFA in Creative Writing from Fairfield University in 2012. She’s worked on several literary magazines, including Mason’s Road and Spry Literary Journal. She also served as a guest editor for The Puritan, where she wrote and curated pieces about narrative generosity.

Stephanie is also passionate about helping other writers and has served as tutor, writing coach, and developmental editor on a number of projects. She’s always open to new projects and collaborations.

Stephanie lives in Littleton, Colorado with her family and a strange half-dog, half-gremlin named Cher. When she’s not writing, Stephanie is actively involved in a progressive faith community called Abiding Hope Church. She loves to sing and laugh and her favorite time of the day is brunch.