is half French, half American and grew up in London, Paris and New England. She attended
Harvard, where she studied History, and first worked in New York and London with JP
Morgan. Her career as an agent began at WME in London, where she spent nine years
and ran the office for the last five, before relocating to the US and to The Gernert
Company in NYC, where she worked for fifteen years. Stephanie joined SLA in the Spring
Stephanie’s interests are a reflection of her own reading tastes which have always
been wide and far ranging.
She represents authors from all over the world and is drawn to the international narratives whether told in story, memoir or essays
as well as literary fiction reflecting diverse, global voices, speculative fiction,
upmarket commercial fiction, crime and thrillers.
Stephanie has spent the past ten years involved with a small internationally focused
social justice NGO, World Connect, whose mission is to empower grassroots leaders
to initiate change in their communities.
is the author of 12 collections of poetry, most recently
The Rain in Portugal (Random House, 2016). Others titles include
Aimless Love, Horoscopes for the Dead,
Questions About Angels,
The Art of Drowning,
Sailing Alone Around the Room,
Picnic, Lightning. He is also the editor of three anthologies:
Poetry 180: A Turning Back to Poetry,
180 More: Extraordinary Poems for Everyday, and
Bright Wings: An Illustrated Anthology of Bird Poems. His poems have been published in a variety of periodicals including
The New Yorker,
The Atlantic, and
The American Scholar, and his work appears regularly in
Best American Poetry. A Guggenheim Fellow and a New York Public Library Literary Lion, he is a former Distinguished
Professor at Lehman College, City University of New York, and a Distinguished Fellow
of the Winter Park Institute at Rollins College. He served as New York State Poet
(2004-5) and United States Poet Laureate (2001-2003). He is a member of the American
Academy of Arts and Letters.