Stephanie Pressman started writing poetry at about age nine and finished a romantic novelette at thirteen. She has written poetry through college; while teaching high school; in between raising kids, getting an MA in English at San Jose State University, and teaching writing at the community college level; and during her career as graphic artist and owner of her own design and publishing business. She is currently retired and lives in Cupertino, California, with her husband, various adult offspring and six or so cats. Her work has appeared in Montserrat Review, cæsura, Bridges, CQ/California State Poetry Quarterly, The MacGuffin, The Kerf, and other small press magazines.
As a graphic designer for over 25 years, she has created a great variety of materials including logos, collateral, corporate brochures, packaging, menus, and posters, mostly things that could be printed. She designed covers and/or layouts of several poetry books for the small publishing company, Jacaranda Press, for americas review, and for Poetry San José’s semi-annual journal, cæsura.
Stephanie designed he cover art of the poetry books on this page . The books are available on the Jacaranda Press web site.