Editor: Julie R. Enszer

Julie R. Enszer is the editor of Sinister Wisdom as well as a scholar, poet, and book-reviewer. She earned her MFA and PhD from the University of Maryland. Her book manuscript, A Fine Bind: Lesbian-Feminist Publishing from 1969 through 2009, tells stories in which a dozen lesbian-feminist publishers consider the meaning of the theoretical and political formations of lesbian-feminism, separatism, and cultural feminism. In addition to all of this, Julie is the author of several works: Avowed (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2016), Lilith's Demons (A Midsummer Night's Press 2015), Sisterhood (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2013), and Handmade Love (A Midsummer Night’s Press, 2010). She also acted as the editor of Milk & Honey: A Celebration of Jewish Lesbian Poetry (A Midsummer Night’s Press, 2011), which was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award in Lesbian Poetry.

For more information, please visit www.julierenszer.com or follow Julie on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook!

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