about the author

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Julia McKenzie Munemo earned a master's in education from Harvard University and an MFA in creative nonfiction from the Stonecoast Program at the University of Southern Maine, and worked in educational publishing for the decades in between.

An excerpt from The Book Keeper won the 2016 Bridging the Gap Competition for nonfiction at the Slice Literary Writers’ Conference. She was a fellow at the Williams College Oakley Center for Humanities, was selected as the nonfiction reader for the Stonecoast MFA Alumni Reunion in 2017, and was the Stonecoast alumni teaching assistant in 2018.

She works as a freelance writer and editor and teaches courses in creative nonfiction.