Dorothy Stephens is a freelance writer and former teacher whose work has appeared for the past thirty years in numerous national magazines and newspapers, including Adventure Cycling, the Larcom Review, the New York Times, the Boston Globe, and the Los Angeles Times. She was a finalist for the 1996 Bakeless Prize in Nonfiction and a Scholar at the 1997 Bread Loaf Writers Conference. The author of a memoir, Kwa Heri Means Goodbye; Memories of Kenya 1957-1959, she is also the co-author of Discovering Marblehead; Open Spaces and Historic Places.  She lives in Massachusetts where she enjoys walking the beach while pondering the plot of her next novel.

See also Dr. Robert Stephens




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