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Barrie Jean Borich

Born: 1959 in Chicago, Illinois
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Borich was born in Chicago. After thirty years of being away, she resides there again today and teaches at DePaul University.

Biography: Barrie Jean Borich is an author, editor and teacher. After living in Minneapolis for thirty years, Borich returned to Chicago in 2012. She is currently a member of the creative writing faculty in Writing & Publishing Program at Chicago’s DePaul University.

  • -- Lambda Literary Award in Memoir and an Independent Publisher Gold Medal in Essay/Creative Nonfiction, ''Body Geographic ''
  • -- ALA Stonewall Book Award for Non-Fiction, ''My Lesbian Husband ''

Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Email: Borich
Barrie Jean Borich on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Body geographic /
ISBN: 0803239858 OCLC: 824353866

A memoir from the award-winning author of My Lesbian Husband, Barrie Jean Borich's Body Geographic turns personal history into an inspired reflection on the points where place and person intersect, where running away meets running toward, and where dislocation means finding oneself. One coordinate of Borich's story is Chicago, the prototypical Great Lakes port city built by immigrants like her great-grandfather Big Petar, and the other is her own port of immigration, Minneapolis, the combined skylines of these two cities tattooed on Borich's own back. Between Chicago a.

My lesbian husband :
ISBN: 9781555970802 OCLC: 607257287

Graywolf Press, Saint Paul, Minn. : ©1999.

My lesbian husband :
ISBN: 1555973108 OCLC: 42386895

Graywolf Press, Saint Paul, Minn. : ©1999.

A memoir of the author's life and love she shares with her long-term partner, Linnea.

Restoring the color of roses /
ISBN: 1563410273 OCLC: 27725422