Julia Story earned graduate degrees in creative writing from the University of New Hampshire and Indiana University and has worked as a high school teacher, short order cook, secretary, store clerk, waitress, and professor. Her poetry was nominated for Pushcart Prize and has appeared in Octopus, the Iowa Review and other magazines. Her debut collection of poetry, Post Moxie, was published by Sarabande in May. She lives in Somerville, Massachusetts.
Hometown: West Lafayette, Indiana
M.A., University of New Hampshire, 1999
B.A., University of Iowa, 1996
Poetry in The Painted Bride Quarterly and Salt Hill; poetry forthcoming in Mississippi Review, Diner, Verse, and Good Foot Magazine.
- Booth Tarkington Thesis Year Fellowship in Poetry, Indiana University, 2003.
- Elected Student Representative, Creative Writing Program Committee, Indiana University, 2002-03.
- Poetry Editor, Indiana Review, 2001-03.
- Dick Shea Memorial Award for Creativity in Poetry or Fiction, University of New Hampshire, 1999.
- Elizabeth Jones Arts Scholarship, University of New Hampshire, 1999 and 1997.
- Thomas Williams Memorial Award for Poetry, University of New Hampshire, 1998.
- Ann Pazo Mayberry Award for Poetry, University of New Hampshire, 1997.