Julia has a BA (Hons) in Creative Writing from Norwich University College of the Arts and an MA in Creative Writing, Poetry from the University of East Anglia. Her writing explores the difficult and dark minutiae of everyday life, human relationships in all their difficulty and awkwardness and the uncomfortablenesses of the human body. She has a fascination for the surreal and likes to experiment and play. Julia's book Bird Sisters was published by Nine Arches Press in May 2016. Julia works for Gatehouse Press, is an editor for Lighthouse Literary Journal, teaches creative writing and critiques poetry manuscripts.