Julie R. Enszer

Julie R. Enszer is a scholar and a poet who holds an MFA in creative writing and a PhD in women’s studies from the University of Maryland. She is the author of four poetry collections, Avowed (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2016), Lilith’s Demons (A Midsummer Night’s Press, 2015), Sisterhood (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2013), and Handmade Love (A Midsummer Night’s Press, 2010). She is editor of several books published by A Midsummer Night’s Press, the latest of which is Sister Love: The Letters of Audre Lorde and Pat Parker (2018). Enszer edits and publishes Sinister Wisdom, a multicultural lesbian literary and art journal.

Julie R. Enszer


on My Autobiography of Carson McCullers by Jenn Shapland

In her ground-breaking, best-selling book Writing a Woman’s Life (1988), feminist Carolyn G. Heilbrun describes four ways to write a woman’s life: autobiography, fiction, biography, and an unnamed way in which “the woman may write her own life in advance of living it, unconsciously, and without recognizing or naming the process.” Bringing insights from feminist […]

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