Elisa Kay Sparks

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About me

Gender Female
Industry Arts
Occupation Retired prof of English and Women's Studies
Location Seattle, WA, United States
Introduction Although i am now retired I remain active in Virginia Woolf scholarship, regularly publishing (mostly on flowers and gardens), presenting at conferences, and frequently participating in various on-line zoom seminars. I run the Virginia Woolf list serv. Most recently I have been writing essays on each of the flowers mentioned by Woolf in her fiction or essays. These can be found in my Virginia Woolf Herbarium. I have also written extensively on connections between Virginia Woolf and Georgia O'Keeffe. When I am not writing, I am a printmaker, specializing in color-reduction woodcut and encaustic monotype.
Interests Virginia Woolf, Georgia O'Keeffe, modernism, London, printmaking, woodcut, science fiction
Favorite Movies Blade Runner, Aliens, Alien, Stepford Wives (old), Across the Universe, Frida, The Hours, Out of Africa, Wizards