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. Their 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, Stephanie holds a B.A. in literature from Stockton University and an M.F.A. in poetry from the University of Pittsburgh.
Their poetry and hybrid work have been featured in Verse Daily, Best New Poets, and the PEN Poetry Series. They have taught creative, critical, and professional writing to middle schoolers, high schoolers, and college students in the Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, and South Jersey areas. They are the former poetry editor for Hot Metal Bridge. They live in Philadelphia.
in brief: Stephanie Cawley is a poet in Philadelphia. They are 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. Their poems and other writing appear in DIAGRAM, The Fanzine, TYPO, The Boston Review, and West Branch, among other places.