Julie R. Enszer

Johanna Lawshea

Julie R. Enszer is a Jewish lesbian feminist poet and scholar, whose most recent poetry collection is Sisterhood. In addition to her writing, she is Editor of Sinister Wisdom magazine, the longest continuously published lesbian journal in the US. She also created and runs the Lesbian Poetry Archive and teaches in the Women’s Studies Department at the University of Maryland. Her collection Handmade Love explores the interactions of generations of feminism as well as the intersections of Jewish and lesbian identity, a subject she explored in greater depth in the anthology Milk & Honey: A Celebration of Jewish Lesbian Poetry, which she edited, and which was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award.