Stef used to write about cardboard boxes, but thinks writing books is far more exciting.
Stef is the author of A PLACE FOR PLUTO (Capstone 2018).
She was the co-creator and writer for the former cooking and home blog Haute Apple Pie, featured in Taste of Home, local Milwaukee press and nominated for multiple web awards. Stef is a Chicago-born media maven with a passion for philanthropy, fashion and Italian beef sandwiches.
She holds a BA in advertising from Marquette University and an MBA in Integrated Marketing Communication from DePaul University.
Stef is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI). She’s bounced all over the midwest with her college sweetheart husband and her three historically and literary named boys and currently resides in the Milwaukee area.
Stef is represented by Christa Heschke of McIntosh & Otis.
Matilda by Roald Dahl
Are You There God? It’s Me Margaret. by Judy Blume
As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
Self-Help by Lorrie Moore
Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
How to Save a Life by Sara Zarr
Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
The Scrambled States of America by Laurie Keller
The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt