Stefani R.

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Stefani R.


Miami, Florida

About Me

About Me

I work in publishing and I tell a lot of dad jokes. Still trying to make poetry a way of life.

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Relationship Status

In a Relationship

What I Like

Favorite Books

Middlesex, The Sound and The Fury, If On A Winter’s Night A Traveler, Crush, Go Tell It On the Mountain, A Coney Island of the Mind, Complete Poems of Anne Sexton (but the collection Love Poems is my absolute favorite), Goodbye Columbus, Pictures from Brueghel, Fun Home, Life Studies, Lie Down in the Darkness, etc.

Favorite Queer Books

Orlando: A Biography, Giovanni’s Room, Middlesex, Zami, etc.

Favorite TV Shows

Mad Men, Parks & Rec, Treme, Seinfeld, Trailer Park Boys, The Wire, Shameless, The L Word, Strangers With Candy, Louie, Six Feet Under, etc.

Favorite Music

Will Oldham, Sleater-Kinney, David Bowie, Kate Bush, Paul Simon, Jean Grae, The Chameleons UK, Jay-Z, Allen Toussaint, Otis Redding, Dirty Projectors, etc.

Favorite Quotes

“Who am I? I’m just a writer. I write things down. I walk though your dreams and invent the future.”-Richard Siken, from “Litany in Which Certain Things Are Crossed Out”.

Favorite Writers

William Faulkner, James Baldwin, Anne Sexton, William Carlos Williams, Arundhati Roy, Jeffrey Eugenides, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Adrienne Rich, Nikki Giovanni, Richard Siken, Philip Roth, Frank O’Hara, Jack Spicer, Stephen Dunn, Italo Calvino, Sharon Olds, Robert Lowell, William Styron, Richard Brautigan, etc.