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Sue Eisenfeld teaches nonfiction in the MA in Writing program and the MA in Science Writing program. She is the author of Shenandoah: A Story of Conservation and Betrayal as well as Wandering Dixie: Dispatches from the Lost Jewish South. She is a contributing author in The New York Times’ Disunion: A History of the Civil War. Her essays and articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Washingtonian, The Forward, Civil War Times, The Gettysburg Review, Potomac Review, Arlington magazine, Bethesda magazine, the peer-review journal Health Affairs, and many other publications and have been listed as Notable Essays of the Year five times in The Best American Essays.

She is a five-time Fellow at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Sue has taught writing for Arlington Adult Education as well as at The Writers Center, and she is a part-time corporate communications consultant. She worked for 20 years in the environmental field. She received a BS in Natural Resources from Cornell University and an MA in Nonfiction from Johns Hopkins University Writing Program. To learn more, please visit her website at

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