Julia is a multilingual freelance writer and editor with formidable editorial skills and proficient writing capabilities. She has a tremendous ability to apply editorial and writing talents in multiple genres and capacities. Julia is always interested in creative and editorial opportunities that provide learning experiences as well as professional challenges.
Julia’s work has appeared in The Writer and Hay & Forage Grower magazines and at Buzzle.com. Her debut novel, Widow Woman, was published in 2013, and her short story, “The Navigator,” was chosen for Love + Lust, the fourth and final book in the juried photography and prose collection, Open to Interpretation. Another of her short stories, “Te Absolvo,” was named Best Short Story in the 2015 William Faulkner Literary Competition, and her personal essay, “Stars I Will Find,” is now available in the new anthology, Here In The Middle: Stories Of Love, Loss & Connection from The Ones Sandwiched In Between. Her latest short story, “His Last Human Day,” appears in the newly-released Candlesticks and Daggers: An Anthology of Mixed-Genre Mysteries. A past student of the M.A. in Creative Writing at DePaul University in Illinois, Julia recently completed her M.A. in Fiction Writing at Johns Hopkins University in Maryland.
Julia has worked as a freelance writer and editor since 2005 and has worked with a diverse list of clients, including:
- Hearts & Hammers—Twin Cities, Inc.
- Tallyho! Consulting, LLC
- KeliComm, LLC
- Top Mommy
- Inner Good Life Coaching
- International Association of Reiki Professionals
A former Spanish and French high school teacher, Julia also served as Associate/Digital Editor for Hay & Forage Grower magazine, where she was responsible for coordinating the digital version of the magazine as well as managing the magazine’s website and social media presence. Julia’s broad skill set (which she cultivates with every project) includes:
- Copy Editing
- Book Editing (substantive as well as line)
- Article Writing
- Newsletter Generation
- Corporate Communications
- Grant Writing
- Proficiency in both Chicago and AP styles
No project is too large or too small. Julia diligently applies her meticulous eye for detail to them all, ensuring for her clients the highest level of satisfaction.