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Author: Stephanie Dickinson

Stephanie Dickinson raised on an Iowa farm now lives in New York City with the poet Rob Cook and their senior citizen feline, Vallejo. Her novels Half Girl and Lust Series are published by Spuyten Duyvil, as is her feminist noir Love Highway. Other books include PORT ATHORITY ORCHIDS (Rain Mountain Press, 2013), GIRL BEHIND THE DOOR (Rain Mountain Press, 2017), Heat: An Interview with Jean Seberg (New Michigan Press), Flashlight Girls Run (New Meridian Arts Press), THE EMILY FABLES (Rain Mountain Press, 2019), Big-Headed Anna Imagines Herself (Alien Buddha) and BLUE SWAN, BLACK SWAN: THE TRAKI DIARIES (The Bitter Oleander Press, 2021). She has published poetry and prose in literary journals including Cherry Tree, The Bitter Oleander, Mudfish, Another Chicago Magazine, Lit, The Chattahoochee Review, The Columbia Review, Orca, Gargoyle, among others. Her stories have been reprinted in New Stories from the South, New Stories from the Midwest, and Best American Nonrequired Reading. She received distinguished story citations in Best American Short Stories, Best American Essays and numerous Pushcart anthology citations. At present she's finishing a work of creative nonfiction entitled In the Razor Wire Wilderness based on her longtime correspondence with inmates at the Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women in Clinton, New Jersey. To support the holy flow, she has long labored as a word processor for a Fifth Avenue accounting firm. Since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, she has worked remotely from the sanctity of her 5th floor walk-up red room. Along with Rob Cook, she edits Rain Mountain Press.

Blue Swan, Black Swan: The Trakl Diaries
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Blue Swan, Black Swan: The Trakl Diaries

The Bitter Oleander Press

Poetry. "War, mental illness, narcotics, sickness, incest and a deep passion for poetry were all a part of the Austrian poet Georg Trakl's short and tragic life (1887-1914). Biographical accounts have been few, vague and speculative. So little is cl...

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The Emily Fables, Second Edition
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The Emily Fables, Second Edition

Rain Mountain Press

Fiction. "Set on the Iowa prairie, THE EMILY FABLES is Stephanie Emily Dickinson's homage to a lost world. Dickinson brings all of her powers of compassion, an eye to detail, and her ability to look unflinchingly at suffering and uses them to conjur...

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Girl Behind the Door
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Girl Behind the Door

Rain Mountain Press

Literary Nonfiction. The unsparing homecoming of the prodigal daughter to help care for her dying mother. A New York writer is drawn back to the rural Iowa of her youth when her mother's health begins to fail and dementia rears its head. While campe...

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Port Authority Orchids
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Port Authority Orchids

Rain Mountain Press

Fiction. A novel of connected short stories, PORT AUTHORITY ORCHIDS documents, in precise and delicious prose, the delicate but fun psychological terrain of Manhattan as experienced by Dalloway, an idealistic thirteen-year-old prodigy with a transex...

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