New York, NY – Stephen was born in Santa Monica, California. He is the editor of Tiresias: The Collected Poems of Leland Hickman (2009) and the author of the poetry chapbooks, Arrival and At Mono (2007) and In the Madrones (2011). His first collection of poetry, Western Practice, will be published by Alice James Books in April 2012. Recent work has appeared in At Length, The Brooklyn Review, Eleven Eleven, The Boog City Reader 4, and The Poetry Project Newsletter.
The Field, his collaboration with visual artist Dianna Frid, was on view at Gallery 400 at the University of Illinois, Chicago, in December 2003. The recipient of 2010-2011 Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Workspace Residency, he holds a MFA from Brooklyn College. He is the program director at Poets House in New York City and publisher of Nightboat Books, a nonprofit press based in the Upper Delaware Valley.