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Stephanie Cawley headshot

Stephanie Cawley is the author of My Heart But Not My Heart (Slope Editions, 2020), chosen by Solmaz Sharif as winner of the Slope Book Prize, and Animal Mineral (forthcoming YesYes Books, 2021). Her chapbook A Wilderness was selected by Khadijah Queen as winner of the Gazing Grain Press All-Genre Chapbook Contest. A poet from southern New Jersey, she holds a B.A. in literature from Stockton University and an M.F.A. in poetry from the University of Pittsburgh. 

Her poetry and hybrid work have been featured in Verse DailyBest New Poets, and the PEN Poetry Series. She has taught creative, critical, and professional writing to middle schoolers, high schoolers, and college students in the Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, and South Jersey areas. She is the former poetry editor for Hot Metal Bridge and the current director of Murphy Writing of Stockton University. 

in brief: Stephanie Cawley is a poet from southern New Jersey. She is the author of My Heart But Not My Heart, winner of the Slope Book Prize chosen by Solmaz Sharif, and the chapbook A Wilderness from Gazing Grain Press. Her poems and other writing appear in DIAGRAM, The Fanzine, TYPO, The Boston Review, and West Branch, among other places. Her next book Animal Mineral will be out from YesYes Books in 2022.