Julie Hensley


Julie Hensley is a successful writer of both fiction and poetry with work regularly appearing in journals such as Redivider, PoemMemiorStory, Indiana Review, Quarterly West, Superstition Review, and The Pinch. Several of her stories have been nominated for the Pushcart Anthology, and she has twice won the Southern Women’s Writers Emerging Voice Award—fiction (2007) and poetry (2009). A cycle of her stories, Landfall, won the 2007 Everett Southwest Literature Award, and a chapbook of her poems, The Language of Horses, was recently published by Finishing Line Press. She is currently an associate professor at the Bluegrass Writers Studio, the brief-residency MFA program at Eastern Kentucky University.