Steph Opitz


Steph Opitz is the Director of Strategic Partnerships at and a visiting instructor at the University of Minnesota. Formerly, she was the founding director of Wordplay at The Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis. She serves on committees for the National Book Foundation, PEN America, and LitNet. She has curated literary events and festivals around the country—as the literary director of the Texas Book Festival, the fiction co-chair of the Brooklyn Book Festival, and on the programs team for the PEN World Voices Festival—and was the books reviewer for Marie Claire magazine.