stephanie lane sutton

STEPHANIE LANE SUTTON is a midwestern poet, performer, and interactive media artist. Currently, she is a Michener Fellow in the University of Miami's Creative Writing MFA Program. 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's work as a poet is focused on queer poetics & healing from gender-based trauma. Her poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in Day One, littletell, Dream Pop Press, Tinderbox Poetry, and THRUSH Poetry Journal. A portfolio of her published poetry is available here. Her performances have been a featured multiple times on Button Poetry and at events produced by Rape Victim Advocates. She is a former co-facilitator for Surviving the Mic.

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.

Sutton is a Co-Founding Editor of |tap| lit mag, an online literary magazine for marginalized writers, as well as a Poetry Editor of Sinking City.