Professional Interests: Contemporary poetry, cross-genre and hybrid writing, documentary poetics, performance, lyric essay and memoir, digital and new media, feminist theory, cultural studies, poetry communities and movements
At Mills Since 2005
Stephanie Young is a poet and scholar whose writing engages feminist theory, digital and new media, and the Bay Area’s literary past and present. Her books of poetry and cross genre writing include Pet Sounds, It's No Good Everything's Bad, Ursula or University, Picture Palace, and Telling the Future Off. Young's writing on feminist collectives has appeared in The Los Angeles Review of Books, The Bigness of Things: New Narrative and Visual Culture, the exhibit Reading Room: The Feminist Art of Self Help, and elsewhere. She edited the anthology Bay Poetics and with Juliana Spahr, co-edited the collection A Megaphone: Some Enactments, Some Numbers, and Some Essays about the Continued Usefulness of Crotchless-pants-and-a-machine-gun Feminism. Young is currently at work on a book with Spahr and Claire Grossman on the history of foundation funding for literature and changing demographics of contemporary literary production. She is a current member of the Krupskaya publishing collective.
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