Penelope, Julia

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PENELOPE, Julia. American, b. 1941. Genres: Writing/Journalism, Gay and lesbian issues, Poetry, Language/Linguistics, Women's studies and issues, Essays. Career: University of Georgia, Athens, instructor, 1968-71, assistant professor, 1971-74; University of Nebraska, Lincoln, assistant professor, 1976-77, associate professor, 1977-87; writer, 1987-. University of South Dakota, visiting assistant professor, 1976; Washington University, St. Louis, MO, visiting associate professor, 1986-87; University of Massachusetts at Amherst, visiting associate professor, 1988. Publications: (with M. Gray) Found Goddesses: From Asphalta to Viscera, 1988; Speaking Freely: Unlearning the Lies of the Fathers' Tongues, 1990; Call Me Lesbian: Lesbian Lives, Lesbian Theory, 1992; Flinging Wide the Eyed Universe, 1999. EDITOR: Effective Writing, 1973; (with A.P. Nilsen and others) Sexism and Language, 1977; (with S.J. Wolfe) The Coming out Stories, 1980, 2nd as The Original Coming out Stories, 1989; (with S.L. Hoagland) For Lesbians Only: Separatist Writing, 1988; (with S. Valentine) Finding the Lesbians: Personal Accounts from around the World, 1990; (with S. Valentine) International Feminist Fiction, 1992; (with S.J. Wolfe) Sexual Practice/ Textual Theory: Lesbian Cultural Criticism, 1993; (with S.J. Wolfe) Lesbian Culture: An Anthology, 1993; Out of the Class Closet: Lesbians Speak, 1994. Contributor to periodicals. Address: 1916 37th St, Lubbock, TX 79412, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]