Stephanie Chang (she/they) is a Chinese-Taiwanese Canadian writer and undergraduate at Kenyon College, where she received the $15,000 S. Georgia Nugent Award in Creative Writing. Her work is published or forthcoming in The Rumpus, Adroit Journal, Kenyon Review, Frontier Poetry, Waxwing, Hobart, and others.
She is the founder and co-editor of OROTONE Journal, associate at The Kenyon Review, and editor at Sine Theta Magazine.
Stephanie is the winner of the 2021 Adroit Prize for Poetry, selected by Yale Series of Younger Poets' judge, Carl Phillips. Her work has been recognized by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers, Patricia Grodd Poetry Prize, Hollins University, Poetry Society of the UK, Anthony Quinn Foundation, and League of Canadian Poets. She is the youngest Canadian to be nominated for the Pushcart Prize, Best New Poets, and Best of the Net. In 2021, she served as a mentor for The Young Writers Initiative, alongside writers like #1 New York Times Bestselling author, Marissa Meyer.
Her debut chapbook, NIGHT MARKET IN TECHNICOLOR (Ghost City Press 2020), was described as "full of image and song, of history, of these alluring and clearly focused adolescent scenes that ripple compellingly into personal revelation" by Alycia Pirmohamed, winner of the 2019 CBC Literary Prize for Poetry.
SAINTLESS, her second chapbook, is scheduled for Spring 2022 release by Sunset Press. Stephanie studies English, Art History, and Sociology. She is based out of Gambier, Ohio and Vancouver, Canada.