Two roads


So I Climbed A Tree

       and DISCOVERED

a Bridge.

I'M STEPHANIE PRUITT.  I'm a left/right brained, outside of the lines thinker who creates...

  • Poems
  • Aha Moments
  • Events
  • Speeches
  • Workshops
  • Connections
  • Art
  • Strategies

I help artists and thought leaders connect the dots between business & art in valuable ways that don't feel like plucking your eyelashes out with chopsticks.

Are You Minding Your Creative Business?


"If Bubba Gump were a poet, he'd be me, finding 100s of ways to apply poems to our daily lives."-@PruittStephanie 

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Stephanie is a leader with a soul for growing communities through words and meaningful participation. She is a thoughtful and honest artist-advocate and wonderful public speaker.

- Jennifer Cole, Exec. Director, Metro Nashville Arts Commission

Stephanie brings diverse audiences together and is a complete joy to work with. Anyone needing an exceptionally creative change agent, REACH OUT TO STEPHANIE!

- Rev. jeff obafemi carr, Producer & Writer, Founder, Infinity Fellowship

My equation: #Art = #Ideas. Ideas = currency. Artists create currency. Contract with an artist today!

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Here are a few ways I've been MINDING MY CREATIVE BUSINESS:

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Creative Business Strategies
Creative Business Strategies Professional Development Workshops
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Civic Growth
Civic Growth Consulting & Community Service
Learn about Stephanie's placemaking and consulting.
Community Connector
Community Connector Poems & Pancakes
Learn more about Poems & Pancakes.
Developing ARTrepreneurs
Developing ARTrepreneurs Project Based Learning
Learn more about project based learning for teens.
Arts Education
Arts Education Creativity for students of all ages.
Stephanie has taught at Vanderbilt University, Sewanee Young Writers' Conference, and as a visiting artist in over one hundred k-12 and community settings.
Stephanie has been honored as:
- Nashville Emerging Learder Award Finalist
- The Academy of American Poets Award
- one of Essence Magazines "40 Favorite Poets"
- TN Arts Commission Professional Grant Recipient
Education & Training
Education & Training
Stephanie has learned as a:
- Cave Canem Graduate Fellow
- Periscope Artist Entrepreneur Training Alum
- MFA, Creative Writing, Vanderbilt University
- BBA, Marketing, MTSU
Now I Want to Work With You
Now I Want to Work With You
Let's Collaborate and Make Something Awesome

Stephanie is an invaluable partner who can generate powerful ideas for career development. As a speaker and workshop facilitator, she gets people thinking in new ways. I highly recommend Stephanie for any group looking to delve deep and come away with clarity and a strategic plan for explosive growth.

- Jacob Weiss, PhD  Director, Playing By Air Productions & Creativity Moves

A #business that isn't #creative won't be in business for long. ARTrepreneurs know.

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What's your role in the creative ecosystem of your community?

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Stephanie thinks outside of the box. Even better, if there is a box, she sees it as more than just a box. Her ideas are boundless and spark creativity even in people who think they are the most left of left brained thinkers.

- Laini Brown, Publicist, Hachette Book Group

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