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Stephanie Nikolopoulos

Stephanie Nikolopoulos is the co-author, with Paul Maher Jr., of Burning Furiously Beautiful: The True Story of Jack Kerouac’s ‘On the Road’. She wrote the introduction to a reissue of the Isabella Bird’s travel classic A Lady’s Life in the Rocky Mountains .


Her personal essays and journalism on visual arts, literature, endangered languages, and Greece and Sweden have appeared in such publications as BOMBlog, Brooklyn Rail, Gothamist, The Literary Traveler, and The Millions as well as mentioned by The New Yorker (“Page-Turner”), The Paris Review (“On the Shelf”), and The Huffington Post.


For more than a decade she has edited for a publishing house in New York City.  She is also the visual arts editor for Burnside Writers Collective, where she writes a column about church architecture called “Church Hopping” and offers live tours. 


Stephanie is returning to the Festival for a sixth year and will offer the Writing Workshop, "WILD WOMEN ON THE ROAD".

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Stephanie Nikolopoulos

​Burning Furiously Beautiful: The True Story of Jack Kerouac's "On the Road"

(w/ Paul Maher Jr.)                       - Non Fiction

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