emilie menzel

 

ABOUT

 EMILIE MENZEL is a poet, writer, and finder.

 

Her poetry and prose hybridities are featured in such journals as Black Warrior Review, Southern Humanities Review, The Offing, and Passages North. She is the recipient of the Cara Parravani Memorial Award in Fiction (selected by Leigh Newman), the Deborah Slosberg Memorial Award in Poetry (selected by Diana Khoi Nguyen), and her manuscript The Girl Who Became a Rabbit was a recent finalist for Tupelo Press's Berkshire Prize. Recent foci for her creative work include an exploration of the language of fables and fairy tales, grief and haunting, and metamorphoses of the body.

 

Additionally, Emilie is currently studying for a masters in librarianship at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill where her research explores how creative practices intersect with librarianship. Emilie is the curator for the gently haunted digital library of art and reading resources The Gretel, the managing poetry editor and librarian-in-residence for the arts and literary non-profit The Seventh Wave, and the assessment analyst for the digital scholarship project Project Vox with Duke University Libraries. She holds a BA with honors in English from Wellesley College and an MFA in Poetry from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

 

 

NEWS

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ARTICLE, September 2021

Featured artist in column The Underline by Arshia Simkin: "Writer Emilie Menzel and The Gretel" 

Orange County Arts Commission

Writer Emilie Menzel and The Gretel

INTERVIEW, August 2021

Interviewed by Regina Rosenfeld: "That's the skill, I think: to allow yourself to fail and learn how to keep going" 

Pine Hills Review

PUBLICATION, July 2021

Resource Guide: "In Black and White" Library of Gently Haunted Art 

The Gretel

The Gretel Presents_ In Black and White, Library Four

PUBLICATION, March 2021

Flash Fiction / Prose Poem: "Here is the Logic I Have Maintained in Observing My Home"

The Offing

The Offing
 

PROJECTS

The Seventh Wave
Reading Notes
 

WRITING

POETRY & FLASH FICTION, SELECTIONS

 

COMMUNITY ARTIST PROFILES, SELECTIONS

LIBRARIANSHIP PORTFOLIO