Departmental Directory

Lori Ann Stephens

Lecturer

Ph.D. in Humanities, Aesthetic Studies


Lori Ann StephensLori Ann Stephens’s two passions are teaching composition and writing fiction. Her dissertation examines the tradition of the grotesque in Southern Literature, particularly portrayed in mothers and daughters of the American South. Lori Ann’s creative writing has been published in various journals and anthologies, including GLIMMER TRAIN STORIES, ARIES, and SUDDEN STORIES: A MAMMOTH ANTHOLOGY OF MINISCULE FICTION (edited by Dinty W. Moore). She writes both literary and Young Adult fiction. Lori Ann’s literary agent is Jill Corcoran of the Herman Agency.

www.loriannstephens.com
http://faculty.smu.edu/loris

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Courses taught

Discernment and Discourse (Undergraduate), Teaching Practicum (Graduate)

Areas of Research

Young Adult Literature, Southern Literature

Publications (selected)

SONG OF THE ORANGE MOONS (2010)

Distinctions/honors/awards

Winner of the English National Opera “Mini Opera” competition: Librettist (2012); GLIMMER TRAIN STORIES National Fiction Open Award for short story “We Cry for Us” (2004)