I'm a writer, editor, podcaster, and narrator. I'm one of the three fiction editors for Strange Horizons and I host the Outer Alliance Podcast (celebrating QUILTBAG speculative fiction). My other work, including fiction, non-fiction, podcasts, and narration, is listed below. I'm @omgjulia on Twitter, and if you're interested in what I'm working on, or where you might meet me in person, check out my news page.
Some of my work:
The Skiffy and Fanty Show: I've joined the regular cast of The Skiffy and Fanty Show! I participate chiefly in the Torture Cinema episodes, where we discuss bad SF movies. Here's a list of movies we've skewered: The Midnight Chronicles, Season of the Witch, Zardoz, The Star Wars Holiday Special, Jumper, 10,000 B.C.
Stone Telling Roundtable: A series of interviews for Stone Telling: The Magazine of Boundary-crossing Poetry. Roundtable interviews are group discussions, exploring the themes of each issue. Issue One, Issue Two, Issue Three, Issue Four, Issue Five, Issue Six, Issue Seven, Issue Eight, Issue Nine.
Galactic Suburbia Award Shortlist for 2012: I am extremely honored to be recognized again this year! The Galactic Suburbia Award is for activism and/ or communication that advances the feminist conversation in the field of speculative fiction. You can see more about all the excellent people they've chosen to recognize on the Galactic Suburbia website.
Reaching into the QUILTBAG: the Evolving World of Queer Speculative Fiction: An article about QUILTBAG spec fic in issue 34 of Apex Magazine. This essay was reprinted on the Apex Publications blog in January of 2013.
Broad Universe Podcasts: Broad Universe is an organization which exists to promote female speculative fiction writers. They have two podcasts, one for excerpts of fiction and one for discussion.
*I hosted the discussion podcast in March of 2011 (on the topic of strong
female characters), and in July of 2011 (on the topic of writing humor).
*I read an excerpt of "The Lesson of the Phoenix" for the fiction podcast in
November of 2011.
*I was a guest on the March 2012 Broadly Speaking podcast (a tutorial
discussion about about how to create and record podcasts).
*I hosted the April 2012 Broadly Speaking Podcast (on the topic of
changelings and transformation).
*I read an excerpt of "Oracle Gretel" for the June 2012 Broad Pod (on the
topic of QUILTBAG pride month).
*I was a guest on the August 2012 Broadly Speaking Podcast (on the topic of
interstitial fiction and art).
I Dreamed the Moon: A poem about the moon and women and makeup in Jabberwocky.
Bone and Ash and Butterflies: A short story about wishes and loss and papercrafts at Daily Science Fiction.
Oracle Gretel: A modern day continuation of Hansel and Gretel with unrequited love, a talking cat, and beautiful illustrations by Erik Amundsen.
Available directly from me as a handbound chapbook. --As of March, 2013, the chapbook is officially sold out!
On the Ice Planet: A poem about space exploration in issue 19 of New Myths.Show all work