Writer. History lover. Memory keeper.
Sue Eisenfeld is the author of Wandering Dixie: Dispatches from the Lost Jewish South as well as Shenandoah: A Story of Conservation and Betrayal. She is also a contributing author in The New York Times Disunion: A History of the Civil War.
She writes about her passions: history, travel, culture, hiking, nature, relationships, and life. Her work has been listed five times among the "Notable Essays of the Year" in The Best American Essays and has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Forward, Civil War Times, Washingtonian, The Gettysburg Review, Potomac Review, Still: The Journal, Blue Lyra Review, Hunger Mountain, Virginia Living, and many other publications. Born in Philadelphia, she is a long-time resident of Arlington, Virginia. She teaches writing in the Johns Hopkins University MA in Writing and MA in Science Writing programs.