“Donna Baier Stein is a discovery.”

–C. Michael Curtis, The Atlantic

“An artistic, sympathetic imagining of the life of a 19th-century woman who made headlines for all the wrong reasons.”

Kirkus Reviews

“It is hard to think of a voice as compassionate and full of grace.”

–Laura Boss

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About Donna

Award-winning novelist, short story writer, and poet. Originally from Kansas City, Donna now lives in New Jersey, writing full-time. She also founded and publishes Tiferet Journal.  FULL BIO

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Reviews

“(Sympathetic People) is a brilliantly edgy collection of stories that gets under your skin as even as it illuminates love, lust - and everything in between.”

–Caroline Leavitt

“(In The Silver Baron's Wife) Stein's blend of love story, scandal, and mystic experience is satisfying and entertaining.”

Publishers Weekly

“Donna Baier Stein writes with the grace and precision of a poet.”

– Elizabeth Berg

September 17, 2018
KGB Reading, Hidden Histories: Readings from Dawn Raffel, Rebecca Entel, and Donna Baier Stein

December 18, 2018
KGB Tiferet Poetry Reading

February 2, 2019
Allen Ginsberg Winners’ Poetry Reading and Award Ceremony