Stephanie Heit is a poet, dancer, and teacher of somatic writing, Contemplative Dance Practice, and Kundalini Yoga. She lives with bipolar disorder and is a member of the Olimpias, an international disability performance collective. Her debut poetry collection, The Color She Gave Gravity (The Operating System, 2017) was a Nightboat Poetry Prize finalist. Her work most recently appeared in Midwestern Gothic, Lime Hawk, Typo, Streetnotes, Nerve Lantern, QDA: A Queer Disability Anthology, Spoon Knife Anthology, Theatre Topics, and Research in Drama Education: The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance. She lives in Ypsilanti, Michigan with her partner and collaborator, Petra Kuppers.
Selected writings and CV at https://independent.academia.edu/StephanieHeit.
Find out about Stephanie Heit’s writing process, book loves, amphibious living, Midwest roots and more in this interview with Midwestern Gothic.