stephanie roberts is a Quebec-based poet with Canadian, Panamanian, and American citizenship. Beginning as a self-published author, roberts has been widely featured in publications such as POETRY Magazine, The New Quarterly, EVENT Poetry & Prose, New York Quarterly Books, and Crannóg Magazine to name a few. Previously a QWF poetry mentor, she has served as a CBC poetry prize reader and a writer-in-residence for EDLD/Dentro La Terra in Abruzzo, Italy. In 2021, she was awarded a Canada Council for the Arts grant in support of a forthcoming poetry collection. rushes from the river disappointment (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2020) was an A.M. Klein Prize for Poetry finalist. She is the first place winner of The Sixty-Four: Best Poets of 2018 (Black Mountain Press, 2019).
- Manuscript evaluation: Proofreading, detailed timely feedback reports focused on effective word choice, strength of narrative, internal consistency, central metaphor, and concept.
- Application feedback: Grants, writer-in-residency programs, and MFA applications; formulation of strong statements of intent, artist’s statements, project synopses.
- Mentoring: Guidance in attaining traditional publication or self-publication and the pros and cons of each; suggested readings for emerging poets; respecting the voice and form of your work, I can guide you to appropriate publishing calls; long-term and short-term career counselling.
- Available for generative workshops.
A partnership building confidence in one’s poetic power.