Julia Hirsch

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Julia Hirsch was born in Belgium and lives in New York City. She is a Professor-Emerita at Brooklyn College (CUNY). She has published her scholarship in numerous refereed journals, as well as a book-length study of Family Photographs (Oxford University Press, 1980). Her writing has appeared in Passager and most recently in Cecile’s Writers’ Magazine. “Threads” is part of a memoir Julia is working on. 


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Threads: On Daughters, Mothers, Ex-girlfriends (and Sewing Boxes)

Inside his sewing box was an old girlfriend’s felt heart, stuck with pins. Throw it out, he says. I don’t.

Jul 21, 2017