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Emilie Menzel

ABOUT

 EMILIE MENZEL, poet and librarian:

 

As an arts and humanities librarian, Emilie supports libraries as active sites of information creation and librarians as conduits for interdisciplinary collaboration and creativity. She works with Duke University Libraries as the teaching resources analyst for the digital scholarship project Project Vox. Additionally, Emilie is the research and instruction librarian and managing poetry editor for the arts and literary non-profit The Seventh Wave. Her library science masters paper explores the information seeking behavior and visual studies engagement of creative writers. 

 

As a writer, Emilie is the recipient of  the Deborah Slosberg Memorial Award in Poetry (selected by Diana Khoi Nguyen) and the Cara Parravani Memorial Award in Fiction (selected by Leigh Newman), and her manuscript The Girl Who Became a Rabbit was a finalist for Tupelo Press's Berkshire Prize. Her poetry and prose hybridities are featured in such journals as The Bennington Review, The Offing, and Copper Nickel. Recent foci for her creative work include explorations of the rhetoric of fables and fairy tales, bodily memory and haunting, and metamorphoses.

 

Emilie holds a BA in English from Wellesley College, an MFA in Poetry from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and an MSLS with an Academic Libraries concentration from University of North Carolina Chapel Hill.

 

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Recent News

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HONOR, November 2022

Poetry Manuscript The Girl Who Became a Rabbit longlisted for YesYes Books Open Reading Period

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POSTER, November 2022

Conference Poster: "The Interdisciplinary Creative Researcher: Visual Studies Engagement of Creative Writers"

ArLiSNAP / VREPS 2022 Fall Virtual Conference

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PUBLICATION, August 2022

Article and Library Resource: "Introducing the New Teaching Resources Pages"

Project Vox

Project Vox Teaching Resources Update

PUBLICATION, May 2022

Resource Guide: "Library Resources for Creatives"

The Seventh Wave

Library Resources for Creatives_ A Resource Guide by Seventh Wave
Writing

WRITING

POETRY & FICTION, SELECTIONS

 

ARTIST PROFILES, SELECTIONS

LIBRARIANSHIP PORTFOLIO

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Seventh Wave Resource Guide
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