Stefanie DeLeo is a produced and published playwright, turned novelist. She has a Masters Degree from New York University in Educational Theatre and is currently teaching history and drama at the middle and high school level. She can also be seen on stage performing, directing and writing at local theatres.
A New York native, Stefanie has enjoyed traveling the world to gain inspiration for her written works. She lived and worked in South Africa for two and a half years with the Peace Corps, where she taught English and Drama and created several intercultural theatre programs at a multiracial school.
Her first book Cry My Safari was written after a brief stay in Kenya. Then after years of living in Africa, the book took on a whole new shape. She is also the author of Worth a Thousand Words, her published play. In addition DeLeo has written many plays produced all over the US and South Africa. DeLeo is on twitter @StefanieDeLeo