Stephanie Mullings

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Stephanie Mullings is a fiction writer from Chicago. She is a graduate of Boston University's Creative Writing MFA program, where she received the Leslie Epstein Global Fellowship. Additionally, Stephanie is a recipient of the Roy Cowden Memorial Fellowship, awarded for short fiction at the University of Michigan. Stephanie is a winner of the 2021 First Pages Prize and a finalist of the 2021 Arkansas International Emerging Writer's Prize in Fiction. Presently, she is a doctoral student in Creative Writing and Literature at the University of Southern California. Her writing has appeared in Open Ceilings Literary Magazine, Bat City Review, and the Los Angeles Review.


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