Julie Lunde (she/her) is a multi-genre writer and editor with a particular focus on creative nonfiction, memoir, lyric essay, and formally innovative and hybrid work. She received her MFA in nonfiction from the University of Arizona and her BA in creative writing from Northwestern University. Her essays have been anthologized in Letter to A Stranger: Essays to the Ones Who Haunt Us (Algonquin, 2022) and Rooted 2: The Best New Arboreal Nonfiction (Outpost19, 2023); she was the prose winner of Western Humanities Review’s 2022 Contest and has been named a finalist in contests held by Essay Press, Harbor Editions, and Memoir Magazine. Other work of hers has been published or is forthcoming in Seneca Review, Fourth Genre, Passages North, Cream City Review, Pigeon Pages, and elsewhere. She has previously taught courses at the University of Arizona and Publishers’ Weekly and worked for several years at Penguin Random House. Currently, she serves as an assistant nonfiction editor at DIAGRAM and is the writer in residence at her dog’s house. See more at julielunde.com.