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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Barrie Jean Borich  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1959 in Chicago, Illinois


-- Website -- http://barriejeanborich.com
-- Barrie Jean Borich on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=barrie+jean++borich


Illinois Connection

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

Biographical and Professional Information

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.


Published Works

    Body Geographic , University of Nebraska Press, 2013My Lesbian Husband , Graywolf Press, 2000Restoring the Color of Roses, Firebrand Books , 1993


Selected Titles At Your Library

Body geographic /
ISBN: 0803239858. OCLC Number:

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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: 1555973108. OCLC Number:

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 Number:

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Awards

  • 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

    Speaking Engagements

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