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 focuses for her creative work include an exploration of the language of fables and fairy tales, grief and haunting, and metamorphoses of the body.

 

Emilie is the curator for the gently haunted digital library of art and reading resources The Gretel and a managing editor for the arts and literary non-profit The Seventh Wave. She builds local arts resources, events, and community for North Carolina with the Orange County Arts Commission. 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 can be used to build literacy and community. 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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ISSUE LAUNCH, April 2021

"Rebellious Joy" Issue 13 Launch (poetry editor) 

 

Seventh Wave

Rebellious Joy Resource Guide

PUBLICATION, April 2021

Resource Guide: Resources for Rebellious Joy

Seventh Wave

PUBLICATION, March 2021

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

The Offing

The Offing

PUBLICATION, June 2021

Article: "Carrboro Cartoonist Max Huffman Inks a Wry New Comic Collection"

Orange County Arts Commission

Max Huffman
 

PROJECTS

The Seventh Wave
Reading Notes
 

WRITING

POETRY & FLASH FICTION, SELECTIONS

 

COMMUNITY ARTIST PROFILES, SELECTIONS

LIBRARIANSHIP PORTFOLIO