Menzel, Emilie


Emilie Menzel’s poetry hybridities have garnered such honors as the New Southern Voices Poetry Prize (selected by Molly McCully Brown), 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 feature in such journals as the Bennington Review, Copper Nickel, and The Offing, among others. She holds an MFA from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and serves as an editor and librarian for The Seventh Wave community. Raised on barefoot Georgia summers, they now live in Durham, North Carolina.