Julie Marie Wade

Academic One Buildling 354 Florida International University, Biscayne Bay Campus
North Miami, FL 33181

Author's Bio

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 Humanities at the University of Louisville in 2012. She is the author of Wishbone: A Memoir in Fractures (Colgate University Press, 2010; Bywater Books, 2014), winner of the Lambda Literary Award in Lesbian Memoir, Without: Poems (Finishing Line Press, 2010), selected for the New Women’s Voices Chapbook Series, Small Fires; Essays (Sarabande Books, 2011), selected for the Linda Bruckheimer Series in Kentucky Literature, Postage Due: Poems & Prose Poems (White Pine Press, 2013), winner of the Marie Alexander Poetry Series; Tremolo: An Essay (Bloom Press, 2013), winner of the Bloom Nonfiction Chapbook Prize; When I Was Straight: Poems (A Midsummer Night's Press., 2014; and the forthcoming SIX: Poems (Red Hen Press, 2015), winner of the AROHO/To the Lighthouse Prize, and Catechism: A Love Story (Noctuary Press, 2016). Wade teaches in the creative writing program at Florida International University in Miami.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Catechism: A Love Story
(Noctuary Press, 2016)
, Postage Due
(White Pine Press, 2013)
, Small Fires
(Sarabande Books, 2011)
, Wishbone: A Memoir in Fractures
(Colgate University Press, 2010)
Chapbook: 
Tremolo: An Essay
(Bloom, 2013)
, When I Was Straight
(A Midsummer Night's Press, 2014)
, Without
(Finishing Line Press, 2010)
Prizes Won: 
*Chicago Literary Award in Poetry (2004) *Gulf Coast Nonfiction Prize (2004) *Oscar Wilde Poetry Prize (2005) *Literal Latte Nonfiction Award (2006) *AWP Intro Journals Award for Nonfiction (2009) *American Literary Review Nonfiction Prize (2010) *Arts & Letters Nonfiction Prize (2010) *Al Smith Individual Artist Fellowship (2010) *Thomas J. Hruska Nonfiction Prize (2011) *Lambda Literary Award (2011) *Bloom Nonfiction Chapbook Prize (2012) *Barbara Deming Memorial Fund Creative Nonfiction Grant (2012)

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
Sea and Fog by Etel Adnan
,
The Year of the Rooster by Noah Eli Gordon
,
We Come Elemental by Tamiko Beyer
,
The Glen Rock Book of the Dead by Marion Winik
,
If Only You People Could Follow Directions by Jennifer Hendry Nelson

More Information

Listed as: 
Creative Nonfiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Caucasian, Feminist, G/L/B/T
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender, Teachers, Teenagers
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Seattle
Raised in: 
Seattle, WA
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Last updated: Jan 01, 2015