Stephani Maari Booker


Stephani Maari Booker of Minneapolis writes prose and poetry for the page and for performance in which she wrestles with her multiple marginalized identities: African American, lesbian, lower-class.

She holds a B.A. in English-Professional and Technical Writing (minor in Sociology) from the University of Memphis—magna cum laude, with honors in English—and an M.F.A. in Writing (nonfiction concentration) from Hamline University of St. Paul, MN.

A past editor and current contributing writer/editor for the African American newspaper Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder, publications she has contributed to include Phati'tude Literary Magazine (Vol. 2, No. 4, Winter 2011: Celebrating Black History Through Literature From the Harlem Renaissance to Today), The Ultimate Audition Book: 221 One-minute Monologues For Women (Monologue Audition Series, Volume 2) edited by John Capecci and Irene Ziegler Aston (Smith & Kraus Inc., 2006), Longing Lust and Love: Black Lesbian Stories edited by Shonia L. Brown (Nghosi Books, 2006), and Coming Together: Girl on Girl edited by Leigh Ellwood (, 2013) .

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