Elizabeth Enslin

, OR
Website: 
www.elizabethenslin.com

Author's Bio

Elizabeth Enslin grew up in Seattle and went on to earn her PhD in cultural anthropology from Stanford University in 1990 and marry into a Brahman family in the plains of Nepal. Inspired by local women, especially her mother-in-law, she researched women’s organizing, poetics and politics and agro-ecology. She currently lives in a strawbale house in the canyon country of northeastern Oregon, where she raises garlic, pigs and yaks.

Publications and Prizes

Book

While the Gods Were Sleeping: A Journey Through Love and Rebellion in Nepal
(Seal Press,
2014)

Journal

Gettysburg Review
Crab Orchard Review
Fringe Magazine
Oregon Literary Review
The Truth About The Fact
In the Mist
The Raven Chronicles
Opium Magazine
Orion
In Posse Review
Prizes: 
Bread Loaf-Rona Jaffe Scholarship, Individual Artist Fellowship award from Oregon Arts Commission. Finalist, John Guyon Literary Nonfiction Prize, Honorable Mention for Pushcart Prize 2010, Notable in Best American Essays 2010, Honorable Mention for Oregon Poetry Association New Poets Award.

More Information

Listed as:
Creative Nonfiction Writer
Gives readings? 
Yes
Travels for readings? 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Seattle, WA
Raised in: 
Seattle, WA

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Listing last updated: September 12, 2014.