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Ellen Louise Hart

Co-Editor of Open Me Carefully

Ellen Louise Hart is the author of articles on editing Emily Dickinson that have appeared in The Emily Dickinson International Society BulletinEmily Dickinson JournalAn Emily Dickinson EncyclopediaTulsa Studies in Women's LiteratureThe Women's Review of Books, and The Heath Anthology of American Literature. She lives in Portland, Oregon, where she teaches at Portland Community College, following her retirement from the University of California at Santa Cruz. She has contributed to sections of the Dickinson Electronic Archives that are focused on the correspondence between Emily and Sue in Open Me Carefully.  She has also published essays on Dickinson's prosodic strategies in the manuscript poems and letters and their print representation. Hart served on the Board of the Emily Dickinson International Society from 1995-2010, and continues to work with EDIS as a Friend of the Board.