Stephanie Andersen's work on motherhood and womanhood has appeared in Wilma! Women's Magazine; Brain, Child Magazine; Choice: True Stories of Birth, Contraception, Infertility, Adoption, Single Parenthood, & Abortion; Stoneboat Literary; The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, The Dallas Morning News, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Australia's Sydney Morning Herald, and Hippocampus Magazine. Her essays are Notable in the 2009 and 2015 Best American Essays. She teaches creative writing and composition at Reading Area Community College in Pennsylvania. She’s an avid advocate of environmental and social justice, loves animals of all kinds, and is learning to identify birds in flight. She lives with her husband, two dogs, and two of her daughters, in Blandon, Pennsylvania.