Stephanie Dickinson, an Iowa native, lives in New York City. Her novel Half Girl (winner of the Hackney Award) and novella Lust Series are published by Spuyten Duyvil, as is her just-released novel Love Highway, based on the 2006 Jennifer Moore murder. Her other books are Corn Goddess (poetry), Road of Five Churches (stories), and Port Authority Orchids (a novel-in-stories for young adults). Her writing appears in Hotel Amerika, Mudfish, The Dirty Goat, Cream City Review, Mid-American Review, Fourteen Hills, Green Mountains Review, Quiddity, Fjords, Water-Stone Review, Gargoyle, Rhino, and Willow Springs, among others. Her story “A Lynching in Stereoscope” was reprinted in Best American Nonrequired Reading. “Love City” and “Lucky Seven and Dalloway” were chosen for inclusion in New Stories from the South, the Year’s Best 2008 and 2009. Awarded a NYFA grant for fiction, she is also the winner of New Delta Review’s 2011 Matt Clark Fiction prize judged by Susan Straight for “Between the Cold Hearts and Blue Dudes.” Heat: An Interview with Jean Seberg, was released in 2013 by New Michigan Press. Her work has received multiple distinguished story citations in the Pushcart Anthology, Best American Short Stories, and Best American Mysteries. She is an associate editor at Mudfish as well as a member of Jill Hoffman’s glass table writing workshop. Along with her partner, Rob Cook, she edits Skidrow Penthouse.
You can find some of Stephanie’s work online at the following journals: