Donna Steiner received her undergraduate degree from Syracuse University and holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Arizona.
Her writing has been published in literary journals including Fourth Genre, Shenandoah, The Sun, and Stone Canoe. She is a contributing writer for Hippocampus Magazine, a nonfiction literary journal, and was a 2011 fellow in Nonfiction Literature from the New York Foundation for the Arts. Her work has been anthologized in Under the Influence: The Literature of Addiction (Modern Library); What's Your Exit: A Literary Detour through New Jersey (Word Riot Press); and Women on the Verge (St. Martin's Press), and appears in many college textbooks.
Steiner recently completed a manuscript of linked, place-based essays and is working on a collection of poems. Her chapbook, Elements, is being released in 2013 from Sweet Publications.