Stephanie Bastek

Stephanie Bastek graduated from Reed College with a B.A. in English Literature and eight years of visual layout experience. Her specialties are print design, magazine layout, and eBook creation. She has training in the fine arts, including letterpress, copperplate etching, printmaking, oil painting, and film photography. She has designed literary magazines for the past eight years, during which time she won top awards at the Columbia Scholastic Press Association's national competition.

She arrived in Portland by way of Vienna, London, Paris, and Washington, DC. Her Bachelor's thesis, a collection of short stories set in East Berlin, is titled Everything Will Be All Right, Nothing Will Get Better. She did the layout for that, too.