Dona Luongo Stein, a former Stegner Fellow in Poetry at Stanford University, has received national and international poetry awards, residencies, and state and local grants for her work.
Her chapbooks are Children of the Mafiosi, Heavenly Bodies, and most recently, Entering the Labyrinth, poems written while she was living in Greece. Stein has an MA in Medieval Literature, studied Ancient Greek at Harvard, and holds an MFA from Warren Wilson College, with additional course work at Pacifica Graduate Institute.

Stein’s poems have been choreographed, set to music, and exhibited with paintings, sculptures, and in collage (permanent collection, University of California, Santa Cruz).

She lives in Fort Collins, Colorado, and hosts “The Poetry Show” featuring area poets on the first and third Sundays of each month from 6-7 p.m. on KFRC 88.9 fm which can also be heard online at