Stevi L. Smith


Stevi Smith attended the University of Oklahoma in pursuit of a BA in English (writing) with a minor in women’s and gender studies. She has a short story published in the Tulsa Review entitled “Daisies,” which won second place in the Tulsa Review writing contest. She won the Lydia Dorothea Haag Award in spring of 2022 for superior creative writing as a newly enrolled English major. She interned with WLT during her junior year and plans to pursue a career in novel editing. Stevi is passionate about women’s rights; she often writes about her own experiences as a woman dealing with medical professionals with the hope of spreading awareness of women’s medical legitimacy. She grew up in Collinsville, Oklahoma, and hopes to work for a major publishing company upon receiving her bachelor’s degree.

  • January 17, 2024 Stevi L. Smith
    Illustration by Shovo / Adobe StockI’m sitting on an exam table talking to a nurse practitioner about a pain in my lower left abdomen. I’ve only ever been to the gynecologist once—she prescribed me bi…