Steffan Triplett is a nonfiction writer interested in the essay, poetry, and hybrid writings. He is an MFA candidate and instructor at the University of Pittsburgh and a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis where he was a John B. Ervin scholar. His work has been featured on Essay Daily and appears or is forthcoming in BOAAT, Wildness, The Shade Journal, Foundry, and elsewhere. Steffan is an incoming Callaloo fellow and a VONA alum. He was born and raised in southwest Missouri.