Stephanie Soileau
English Language and Literature

Stephanie Soileau's debut collection of short stories Last One Out Shut Off the Lights (Little, Brown & Co., 2020) was recently published, and she is now at work on a novel about oil, land rights, and the disappearing Louisiana coast. Her work has also appeared in Glimmer Train, Oxford American, Ecotone, Tin House, and New Stories from the South, and other journals and anthologies, and has been supported by fellowships from the Wallace Stegner Fellowship Program at Stanford University, the Camargo Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, and Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Soileau is Assistant Professor of Practice in the Arts in the Program of Creative Writing in the Department of English Language and Literature at the University of Chicago.