Stephen Ira

Writer in Iowa City, Iowa

Stephen Ira

Writer in Iowa City, Iowa

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My poetry has been published or is forthcoming in places like DREGINALD, Poetry, and FENCE. My non-fiction has appeared in places like NewNowNext and Out. At What Happens: A Festival of Poets' Theatre, I've directed multiple short plays, and I have performed my own work and others' at venues like La Mama and Dixon Place. In 2013, I was a Lambda Literary Fellow. I co-founded Vetch: A Magazine of Trans Poetry and Poetics. I'm pursuing an MFA in poetry at the Iowa Writers' Workshop.

  • Education
    • MFA in Poetry (expected), Iowa Writers' Workshop
    • BA in Writing & Literature, Sarah Lawrence College