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Donna Baier Stein

Donna Baier Stein is the author of the story collection Sympathetic People (Serving House Books) and Sometimes You Sense the Difference (Finishing Line Press). Her work has appeared in Prairie Schooner, Virginia Quarterly Review, Puerto del Sol, and many other journals. Her story collection was a Finalist in the Iowa Fiction Awards, and her novel (to be published in 2015) won a PEN/New England Discovery Award for Fiction. She was a founding poetry editor at Bellevue Literary Review and now publishes Tiferet Journal. Other awards include a scholarship from Bread Loaf, fellowships from Johns Hopkins University and the New Jersey Council for the Arts, prizes from the Poetry Societies of Virginia and New Hampshire, an Honorable Mention from the Allen E. Ginsberg Poetry Prizes, a Summer Literary Seminars Scholarship, three Pushcart nominations and prizes from Kansas Quarterly, Florida Review, and elsewhere. Donna has also published two books on copywriting with McGraw-Hill and Cengage Learning.