D. Z. Stone is a writer, journalist and author. Her career began in Ithaca, NY, where she worked in radio news at WVBR-FM and wrote documentaries for Cornell Media. Working in NYC in the mid- 1980s, she was among the first professional interactive writers. After over 15 years in corporate, marketing and financial writing, she returned to journalism in 2005, reporting for The New York Times and Newsday.
She is the author of the acclaimed biography of Kati and Willi Salcer, No Past Tense: Love and Survival in the Shadow of the Holocaust (Vallentine Mitchell; October 2019).
D.Z Stone is also author of Part I of the upcoming two-part book, A Fairy Tale Unmasked: The Teacher and the Nazi Slaves, to be published by Vallentine Mitchell in 2021.
She is currently completing a screenplay based on her own novel for Burgeon & Flourish, LLC, and is a producer, co-creator and writer of The Disabled List, an episodic comedy web series that gives voice to those living with disability, now under development by NewYorkRep.
A graduate of the College of William and Mary, she holds an MA in Anthropology from Columbia University.