Stephanie Berger is a poet, performance & installation artist, event & theater producer, and entrepreneur. She is the CEO of The Poetry Society of New York and co-creator with Nicholas Adamski of The Poetry Brothel, The New York City Poetry Festival, and The Typewriter Project. She is the author of IN THE MADAME’S HAT BOX (Dancing Girl Press, 2011) and co-author with Carina Finn of THE GREY BIRD: THIRTEEN EMOJI POEMS IN TRANSLATION (Coconut Books, 2014). Stephanie’s poetry has appeared in dozens of magazines and her work has been covered in dozens more. Other honors include an Artist Residency at the University of West Florida, an &NOW Award for Innovative Writing, and grants from the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York Community Trust, Fractured Atlas, and The Casement Fund. Stephanie earned a B.A. in Philosophy and Critical Studies in Film at the University of Southern California, received an M.F.A. in Poetry from the New School, and has taught in the English Departments at Pace University and Berkeley College.