Julie Marie Wade (Author of When I Was Straight).
Julie Marie Wade is the author of the nonfiction collections Tremolo: An Essay (Bloom Books, 2013), winner of the 2012 Bloom Nonfiction Chapbook Prize, Small Fires: Essays (Sarabande Books, 2011), Wishbone: A Memoir in Fractures (Colgate University Press, 2010), and the poetry collections When I was Straight (A Midsummer Night’s Press, 2014), Postage Due (White Pine Press, 2013), and Without.
Julie Marie Wade is co-author (with Denise Duhamel) of Unrhymables: Collaborations in Prose (Noctuary Press, 2019). Other works include Same-Sexy Marriage: A Novella in Poems (2018) and When I Was Straight (2014), both from A Midsummer Night’s Press. She teaches in the creative writing program at Florida International University and reviews regularly for Lambda Literary Review and The Rumpus.
Julie Marie Wade is the author of Wishbone: A Memoir in Fractures (Bywater Books, 2014; Colgate University Press, 2010), winner of the Colgate University Press Nonfiction Book Award and the Lambda Literary Award in Lesbian Memoir; When I Was Straight: Poems (A Midsummer Night’s Press, 2014), selected for the American Library Association’s Over the Rainbow List; Same-Sexy Marriage: A.
Julie Marie Wade was born in Seattle in 1979. She went to school for a very long time. At some point, she knew she wanted to stay in school forever, so she became a professor. Now she teaches poetry, memoir, lyric essay, and hybrid forms at Florida International University in Miami. She is married to Angie Griffin. This is her eleventh book.
Author Julie Marie Wade, Lambda Literary Award winner for her memoir Without: Poems, doesn’t romanticize about finding love in this book-length lyric essay. She navigates its angles and curves, armed with a range of hybrid techniques that blur the lines between poetry, prose, and the three-act play, to go back to her pubescent times.
Julie Marie Wade is the author of ten collections of poetry and prose, including the recently released Same-Sexy Marriage: A Novella in Poems and the forthcoming The Unrhymables: Collaborations in Prose, co-authored with Denise Duhamel.She is an Associate Professor of Creative Writing at Florida International University in Miami.
Born in Seattle in 1979, Julie Marie Wade completed a Master of Arts in English at Western Washington University in 2003, a Master of Fine Arts in Poetry at the University of Pittsburgh in 2006, and a PhD in Interdisciplinary Humanities at the University of Louisville in 2012.