Darcey Steinke


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in Oneida, NY, The United States
April 25, 1962

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Darcey Steinke is the daughter of a Lutheran minister. She grew up in upstate New York; Connecticut; Philadelphia; and Roanoke, Virginia. She is a graduate of Cave Spring High School, Goucher College, and the University of Virginia, where she received a Master of Fine Arts in creative writing. She also completed a Stegner Fellowship at Stanford University.

Steinke teaches creative writing at Princeton University, the American University of Paris, and in the graduate programs at New School University and Columbia University. She previously taught at the University of Mississippi, where she was a writer-in-residence, and at Barnard College. Steinke lives in Brooklyn with her husband, the investigative journalist Michael Hudson, and her
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“The problem with being a modern woman, I thought, as the front door swung wide, is that you have to pretend to be stronger than you are.”
Darcey Steinke, Suicide Blonde

“When you love a woman, you love yourself, and it's terrible really, how it seems perfectly possible to swallow the other. With a man you want to join, you want your ribs to connect like handcuffs. But with a woman if you swallow, she becomes you.”
Darcey Steinke, Suicide Blonde

“You’ll see, there are a million ways to kill off the soft parts of yourself.”
Darcey Steinke, Suicide Blonde



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