STEPHANIE PAPA is a poet, educator, and translator based in Paris, France. Her research focuses on the contemporary inidigenous poetry of North America, ecopoetics, and postcolonialism.
Stephanie has served as a Writing Foundations professor and poetry group instructor at NYU Paris (2018-2020) and as a professor of British and American Literature, Translation, and English Language at Université Sorbonne Paris Nord (2018-2021). She holds a Ph.D. in Contemporary Poetry from Université Sorbonne Paris Nord and an M.F.A. in Poetry from the Pan-European program at Cedar Crest College, where she studied under Gwyneth Lewis, the first National Poet of Wales, and poet/non-fiction writer Jeffery Greene.
Stephanie is the poetry editor for Venti, an interdisciplinary and international journal. From 2015 to 2019, she served as poetry editor for the literary arts magazine Paris Lit Up. Her own work has been published in The Stinging Fly, Modern Poetry in Translation, Michigan Quarterly Review, World Literature Today, Magma Poetry, Niche, NOON, and the anthologies Diversity Poems and It All Radiates Outwards (Verve Poetry Press), among others. Her academic writing has appeared in the journals Green Letters, Textes et Contextes, and NAIS. Stephanie also works as a translator and editor for organizations such as the UNHCR and La Cellule Productions.