Julia received a Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing and minor in Political Science from Loyola University Chicago, and graduated from an accelerated program with the highest honors. She is passionate about academics and literature and has worked with literacy outreach programs for underserved communities and learners, as well as tutoring students of all ages from extremely varying backgrounds, from neurodivergency to ESL, teaching everything from basic composition and grammar to critical theory and theses review. She spends most of her free time working on her own writing (or attempting to) and cuddling with her cat.