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Julie Marie Wade

Julie Marie Wade is the author of fifteen collections of poetry, prose, and hybrid forms, most recently Skirted: Poems (The Word Works, 2021) and the book-length lyric essay Just an Ordinary Woman Breathing (Mad Creek Books/The Ohio State University Press, 2020). A winner of the Marie Alexander Poetry Series and the Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Memoir, Wade teaches in the creative writing program at Florida International University and makes her home with Angie Griffin and their two cats in Dania Beach, Florida. In September 2023, Autumn House Press will release her newest collection, Otherwise: Essays, selected by Lia Purpura as the winner of the 2022 Autumn House Press Nonfiction Book Prize.

Fall 2023

The Plague of Blood

By Julie Marie Wade

The Kenyon Review · “The Plague of Blood” by Julie Marie Wade Something happened I couldn’t have told you then.  — Joan Larkin Blood is the door that swings open and […]