September 2015 in Missoula, Montana: A Celebration of the Written Word
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Elizabeth Enslin

A fourth generation Oregonian, Elizabeth Enslin is the author of While the Gods Were Sleeping: A Journey Through Love and Rebellion in Nepal (Seal Press, October 2014). She earned her Ph.D. in cultural anthropology from Stanford University in 1990 and has published literary nonfiction in The Gettysburg Review, Crab Orchard Review, The Raven Chronicles, High Desert Journal, Opium Magazine, Orion Magazine and other journals. Recognition includes an Individual Artist Fellowship Award from the Oregon Arts Commission, an Honorable Mention for the Pushcart Prize, and a Notable for Best American Essays. An alumni of Tin House Writer’s Workshop and Community of Writers at Squaw Valley, she received a Rona Jaffe Foundation Scholarship to attend Bread Loaf in 2013. Currently working on a sequel to her first book, she lives in a straw bale house and raises garlic, pigs and yaks on an Oregon farm near Hells Canyon.

My Speakers Sessions

Saturday, September 12

12:30pm MDT