Julia Markus


About the Author

Julia Markus received her B.A. and M.A. degrees in comparative literature from Boston University, and her Ph.D. in Victorian literature from the University of Maryland. She is a professor of English and Director of Creative Writing at Hofstra University, and is the author of five novels and a biography of the Brownings’ marriage, Dared and Done, as well as the editor of two volumes of Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s poetry. She is a recipient of both a National Endowment for the Arts and a National Endowment for the Humanities grant. She researched part of Across an Untried Sea while a fellow at Hawthornden Castle, outside Edinburgh. She lives in Connecticut and New York.

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