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Stephanie Kuehnert

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STEPHANIE KUEHNERT got her start writing bad poetry about unrequited love and razor blades in eighth grade. In high school, she discovered punk rock and produced several D.I.Y. feminist 'zines. After short stints in Ohio and Wisconsin, Stephanie ultimately returned home and received her MFA in creative writing from Columbia College Chicago. She currently resides in Forest Park, IL.


Hi! I’ve been away for a while, too long probably. Away from social media. Away especially from the writing world (outside of the fabulous Rookie mag of course). But I am on my way back. There are things in the pipeline. Things I want my readers to know about. And I just miss you all and want to chat and do better at keeping in touch, so....I am launching a newsletter!You can sign up for it he... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 19, 2016 06:01 • 118 views
Average rating: 3.89 · 2,574 ratings · 410 reviews · 6 distinct worksSimilar authors
I Wanna Be Your Joey Ramone

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Ballads of Suburbia

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“I automatically assume people won't like me, so I don't talk to them unless they approach me first. I can't become a part of a crowd because I can't get past that feeling that I don't belong.”
Stephanie Kuehnert, Ballads of Suburbia

“It's the ballads I like best, and I'm not talking about the clichéd ones where a diva hits her highest note or a rock band tones it down a couple of notches for the ladies. I mean a true ballad. Dictionary definition: a song that tells a story in short stanzas and simple words, with repetition, refrain, etc. My definition: the punk rocker or the country crooner telling the story of his life in three minutes, reminding us of the numerous ways to screw up.”
Stephanie Kuehnert, Ballads of Suburbia

“You'll find that sometimes there is a huge valley between what we want to be and what we're capable of. ”
Stephanie Kuehnert, I Wanna Be Your Joey Ramone

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Briana Hey Stephanie! I received Ballads of Suburbia from your publisher. Thanks again. I can't wait to also have the chance to read and review I Wanna Be Your Joey Ramone. I've heard great things about it. Hmmmmm, wonder if my library has it.

Have a good night Stephanie. :D

~Briana

P.S. Thanks for accepting my add.


message 2: by Karen

Karen Stephanie - Thanks for the friending me. Ink Exchange looks really awesome. I'll have to recommend it to my daughter (I might read it, too.) Best, Karen


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Kelly Hey Steph! :)


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