With ‘The Sacramento of Desire,’ creative writing professor Julia Bloch completes a personal trilogy

The Creative Writing Program’s Julia Bloch has just published a new book of poetry, “The Sacramento of Desire,” the third in a trilogy about her experiences growing up in California. “It’s about the desire for making a family in a world that can make that very difficult, especially for queer people who don’t fit neatly into the categories that are offered them,” she says.

Julia is the Faculty Director of Penn LPS Online’s Certificate in Creative Writing, a series of online writing workshops designed for anyone who’s looking to unlock their creativity and polish their communication and critical thinking skills.

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