We are deeply saddened to learn of the recent passing of Stephanie Meyers, a beloved editor and friend close to many in and around our community.
Maria Aspan, Stephanie’s best friend, wrote a beautiful tribute to her, and said Steph took enormous pride in supporting writers and mentoring her employees and colleagues. She was especially proud of hiring and leading a diverse team of impressive, young, and mostly-female social-media professionals at in her roles at Mansueto Ventures, Inc., and Fast Company.
Maya Ziv, Executive Editor at Dutton, who leads the production of our annual anthology, writes that Girls Write Now’s mission to mentor the next generation of writers and amplify young voices is exactly aligned with what Stephanie would want her legacy to be.
At Girls Write Now, we are honored that donations in her memory will be made to the organization. Learn more about Steph’s incredible legacy and the lessons she imparted in the lives of those around her in this tribute by Allison Fass, the Executive Director of Inc.