TAMARA ENSO

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P.O. BOX 1668, SEWARD, AK 99664

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STORYTELLER

EDUCATION

  • BA: Global History (minor in German), Goucher College, Baltimore, MD, 2009

  • Semester Abroad: American History and German, Eberhard-karls-Universität Tübingen, Tübingen and Berlin, Germany, 2008

ORGANIZATIONAL EXPERIENCE 

  • Board Member, Used Books Coordinator and Archivist, Seward Community Library Association, 2019-present

  • Storytelling Assistant and Coach, Jewish Museum of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, 2009-2010

  • Social Justice Grant Recipient, Creator and Project Coordinator for “A Moving Narrative: Facing Immigration” public exhibition project, Goucher College, Baltimore, MD, 2008 –2009

  • Intern, FIRN, Inc.: Resources for the Foreign Born, Baltimore, MD, 2008-2009

PERFORMANCES

  • "Voices Carry" Poetry Reading, Seward Community Library & Museum, Seward, Alaska, April 2019 

  • ‘Trails and Tails’ Storytelling Event, Zudy's Cafe, Seward, Alaska, November 2018 

  • Poetry Reading, Zudy's Cafe, Seward, Alaska, June 2017

  • "Winged Listeners: Sharing the Stories of Holocaust Survivors" Lessons of the Shoah conference at the John Carroll High School, Bel Air, Maryland, February 2016

  • "Oral History of Holocaust Survivors" storytelling events, Goucher College, Baltimore, MD, 2008-2009

PUBLICATIONS

  • Poetry, Alaska Women Speak literary journal, Winter 2018 issue

  • Poetry, Alaska Women Speak literary journal, Fall 2018 issue 

  • "Anthology of Poetry by Young Americans," 2001 Edition

  • Essay, "discovering HERstory", Betterish, 2017 https://www.doitbetterish.com/blog/discovering-herstory

HERSTORY PROJECTS

  • Interviewing, recording, transcribing, translating and leading the writing of Mirjana Marijanovic's life story, 2012-present

  • Interviewed, recorded, transcribed, and wrote a narrative poem about Laverne Webb's life story, 2015