Sue Eisenfeld is a 30-year resident of Arlington, VA–an essayist whose work has been listed six times among the Notable Essays of the Year in The Best American Essays. Her poetry has been published in Poets Reading the News: Journalism in Verse. She is the author of two books of creative nonfiction, Wandering Dixie: Dispatches from the Lost Jewish South (Mad Creek Books, 2020) and Shenandoah: A Story of Conservation and Betrayal (University of Nebraska Press, 2015) and a contributing author in The New York Times’ Disunion: A History of the Civil War (Oxford University Press, 2016). She is a faculty lecturer at the Johns Hopkins M.A. in Science Writing program.