Stephanie Rogers grew up in Middletown, Ohio and now lives in New York City. In 2003, she received a Bachelor of Arts in English and a Bachelor of Arts in Women’s Studies from The Ohio State University, where she also won the Citino Undergraduate Poetry Prize. She completed her Master’s in English and Comparative Literature in 2005 from the University of Cincinnati, and in 2007, she received her Master of Fine Arts in Poetry from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Three of her poems have been selected for inclusion in the emerging writers anthology Best New Poets. Her poetry has also appeared or is forthcoming in journals such as Ploughshares, Cincinnati Review, Southern Review, Pleiades, and New Ohio Review, among others.
In 2008, she and Amber Leab co-founded the feminist media site, Bitch Flicks, and she currently works as the Managing Editor. Her first collection of poems, Plucking the Stinger, is forthcoming from Saturnalia Books in October.