GLOE and the DC Center are proud to present
Milk and Honey: A
Celebration of Jewish Lesbian Poetry
OutWrite LGBT Book Fair - Closing Event
Saturday, August 6,
Location: The DC Center
1318 U Street, NW
Join GLOE and the DC Center as we celebrate the new book Milk and
Honey: A Celebration of Jewish Lesbian Poetry, edited by Julie R.
Enszer, the closing event for the OutWrite LGBT Book Fair. If
you think you know what to expect with this genre, prepare to be
pleasantly surprised with this strong and moving collection!
Jewish, lesbian poets address an array of experiences - relationships
between and among women, family relationships, politics, solitude,
ethical responsibilities, history, solidarity, and community.
Milk & Honey features beloved and well-known poets like Ellen Bass, Robin Becker,
Elana Dykewomon, Marilyn Hacker, Sharron Hass, Eleanor Lerman, Joan
Nestle, Lesléa Newman and Ellen Orleans, as well as new and emerging
With language and imagery
that moves from the sensual and political to the tender and serene, Milk
& Honey explores the vibrant, complicated, exhilarating
experience of being Jewish and lesbian–or queer–in the world today.
Julie R. Enszer's first book of poems is Handmade Love (A Midsummer Night's Press). She has published also published the chapbook Sisterhood (Seven Kitchens Press). She has an MFA from the University of Maryland and is enrolled currently in the PhD program in Women's Studies at the University of Maryland.
Co-sponsored by Bet Mishpachah, a congregation for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Jews and all who wish to participate in an inclusive, egalitarian, and mutually supportive community.
GLOE is proud to co-sponsor this
event, and to be a Silver Sponsor of the OutWrite
LGBT Book Fair.
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