Quotes by Elizabeth Enslin

"we humans often can’t see through the cultural baggage that inspires us to work against our best interests. Without thinking through the consequences, we undermine ourselves by handing our power over to others. I"

Elizabeth Enslin
  • Elizabeth Enslin

  • Born: Seattle, The United States.

  • Description: Elizabeth Enslin grew up in Seattle and went on to earn her PhD in cultural anthropology from Stanford University in 1990 and marry into a Brahman family in the plains of Nepal. Inspired by local women, especially her mother-in-law, she researched women’s organizing, poetics and politics and agro-ecology. Her creative nonfiction and poetry appear in The Gettysburg Review, Crab Orchard Review, The High Desert Journal, The Raven Chronicles, Opium Magazine and In Posse Review. Recognition includes an Individual Artist Fellowship Award from the Oregon Arts Commission and an Honorable Mention for the Pushcart Prize. She currently lives in a strawbale house in the canyon country of northeastern Oregon, where she raises garlic, pigs and yaks. Learn more at www.elizabethenslin.com