Previous Writer to Writer Mentees
Spring 2016 Session
Stephanie Ratanas is a nonfiction and occasional fiction writer from Minnesota. In Chicago, she completed a BA in Journalism with a Creative Writing minor, and she later researched and wrote about Chicago ward politics, community social justice issues, and cultural oddities. She is a former contributor to the Chicago independent arts and culture magazine, Newcity. Her work as a coffee buyer allows her rural, equatorial travel experiences in beautiful places to taste and write about coffee. She lives in Minneapolis with two border collies.
Stephanie worked with the writer Jeannine Ouellette.