Stephanie Danler is a novelist, memoirist, and screenwriter. Her memoir, Stray, is forthcoming from Knopf on May 5, 2020. She is the author of the international bestseller Sweetbitter and the creator and executive producer of the Sweetbitter series on Starz. Her work has appeared in the Sewanee Review, Vogue, the New York Times Book Review, and the Paris Review Daily. Her nonfiction received an honorable mention in Best American Essays 2018, and her criticism won the 2019 Robert B. Heilman award from the Sewanee Review. She is based in Los Angeles, California.