Stephanie Kuehnert

Creative Nonfiction Writer, Fiction Writer

English Department Seattle University
Seattle, WA 98122

Author's Bio

Stephanie Kuehnert is the author of two young adult novels, I Wanna Be Your Joey Ramone and Ballads of Suburbia, both published by MTV Books. She has been a staff writer at Rookie, an online magazine for teenage girls since its launch in 2011. She received her MFA from Columbia College Chicago. She lives in Seattle where she teaches fiction writing at the Hugo House and works in the English Department at Seattle University. Kuehnert’s next book, a zine-style YA memoir that draws from her essays for Rookie and the pages of her own teenage zines, will be published by Dutton Children’s Books in 2016.

Publications & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

Pieces of A Girl (Dutton, 2016)


Ballads of Suburbia (Simon & Schuster, 2009)
I Wanna Be Your Joey Ramone (Simon & Schuster, 2008)

More Information

Gives readings: 
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Identifies as: 
White, Feminist
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, At Risk Youth, LGBTQ, Mental Health, Teachers, Teenagers
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Born in: 
St. Louis
Raised in: 
Oak Park, IL
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Last update: Mar 03, 2015