Stephanie Schlaifer

Communications Strategist, Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts

Stephanie Ellis Schlaifer is the Communications Strategist for the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts. Also a poet and installation artist, Stephanie is the author of the poetry collections Well Waiting Room (Fordham University Press, 2021) and Cleavemark (BOAAT Press, 2016) and the children’s book The Cloud Lasso (Penny Candy Books, 2019). Her poems and art have appeared in Bomb, Bennington Review, Georgia Review, Harvard Review, Iowa Review, AGNI, Washington Square, At Length, The Offing, Denver Quarterly, LIT, Colorado Review, and on PoetryNow and the Poetry Foundation website, among others. She frequently collaborates with other artists, most recently with Cheryl Wassenaar on the installation The Cabinet of Ordinary Affairs at the Des Lee Gallery. Learn more about her work: stephanieschlaifer.com

WashU start date: 2016