Stephana I. Colbert
Stephana I. Colbert is a writer and an attorney. She has written several law review and legal articles as well as short stories, poetry and essays. Stephana’s publications include, Ordinary Extraordinary African American Women: The Elders, the first in a 4-book series; Color Him Father: Stories of Love & Rediscovery of Black Men, for which Stephana was co-editor of the book and author of one of the book’s short stories celebrating her own father; and a chapter on the criminal justice system in Black Culture & Experience: Contemporary Issues, Vol. 71 (2015). Inspired in her writing by the late J. California Cooper, Stephana also wants to encourage greater diversity in literature through Jewell Jordan Publishing, LLC, which publishes books by, for, and about America’s melting pot. A graduate of Brown University and Boalt Hall School of Law, Stephana is a native of Oklahoma City, where she currently resides.