Stefi Weisburd’s poems have appeared in The Paris Review, Poetry, American Poetry Review, The Gettysburg Review, Threepenny Review, Tin House, Poetry Daily and many other journals. She is the author of The Wind-Up Gods (Black Lawrence Press, 2007), which won the St. Lawrence Book Award, and a collection for children, Barefoot: Poems for Naked Feet (Wordsong, 2008). She received a “Discovery”/The Nation Award and a Lannan Foundation Writing Residency, and she was a Louis Untermeyer Scholar in Poetry at Bread Loaf.
With degrees in physics from U.C. Berkeley and Stanford University, Weisburd has worked as a policy analyst for Congress, a science journalist at Science News Magazine and an outreach coordinator for a nanotechnology program at the University of New Mexico.