Meet our Readers: Stephanie Douglass

Is it September already?  That is just, I don’t know if I’m ready to hear about that. Summer is officially over, but September does bring some good things to us – like Stephanie Douglass, who will be reading with us on Sunday, September 8th. She’s pretty badass, and you can tell even without reading her bio.

Stephanie Douglass is a farmer, writer, and performer. Over the past few years, she has worked in the Middle East, East Africa, and alternative schools on Chicago’s west side.She was the head writer for OLN’s extreme sports show “Outside Magazine’s Ultimate Top Ten,” and is currently developing agriculture and nutrition projects for young mothers in Uganda.   In New York, Stephanie is a co-founder of The TEAM, and in Chicago, she improvises with Eleanor, and has been featured at here’s the Story, This Much Is True, Real Talk Live, Paper Machete, Write Club, Story Club South Side, Adult Education, I Sh*t You Not, and all kinds of other story-filled events. She is a Moth GrandSLAM winner, and during the week, she grows delicious, organic veggies and trains people with employment barriers for Growing Home.

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