Julia’s work has appeared in The Writer, Hay & Forage Grower, The Bookends Review and Potomac Review; at Buzzle.com; and in the anthologies Here In The Middle: Stories Of Love, Loss & Connection from The Ones Sandwiched In Between and Candlesticks and Daggers: An Anthology of Mixed-Genre Mysteries. Her debut novel, Widow Woman, was published in 2013, and her story, “The Navigator,” was chosen for Love + Lust, the fourth and final book in the juried photography and prose collection, Open to Interpretation. Her short story, “Te Absolvo,” was named Best Short Story in the 2015 William Faulkner Literary Competition. 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.