L. Stephanie Tait
Author/Founder, L. Stephanie Tait:
Stephanie completed a Bachelors of Arts in Film Studies from UW-Milwaukee. She earned a Masters of Arts from the University of London's School of Oriental and African Studies, and spent four and a half years pursuing a PhD with the University of Edinburgh's Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies Department. She also spent her time in Scotland curating and organizing independent film festivals and screenings with the Film House Theatre in Edinburgh, and the University of Edinburgh's Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies Department.
Putting her PhD on hold, Stephanie moved to Los Angeles in 2010 to continue her work in producing, writing, and directing. When not creating fantastical realities on stage and screen, she runs Verthandi Press, and a monthly classical play reading group with her husband, artist Brian Carroll. She also created, hosts, and runs the bi-monthly podcast, Sisters of Sci-Fi, about women in Science Fiction and the women in STEM inspiring them.