STEPHANIE LANE SUTTON is a writer, editor, and educator. She is the author of Shiny Insect Sex, a chapbook of flash fiction published by Bull City Press. Her poetry and prose has been widely published, including in The Adroit Journal, Black Warrior Review, The Offing, and THRUSH Poetry Journal, among others.
She recently received her MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Miami, where she was a Michener Fellow and a UGrow Fellow. Previously, she lived in Chicago, where she studied poetry and television writing at Columbia College Chicago and was a teaching artist with After School Matters. She was born in Detroit. Sutton is a Co-Founding Editor of |tap| lit mag, an online literary magazine for marginalized writers. She served as Managing Editor Sinking City from 2018-2019.
While a teenager, Sutton began designing personal websites and browser-based interactive projects. With the University of Miami Interactive Media Department, she has created several interdisciplinary projects that merge code and poetry, some of which can be viewed here. This website was created with her original code.