Julie Riddle is the craft-essay editor for Brevity and the creative-nonfiction editor for Rock & Sling. By day she works as senior writer for marketing and development at Whitworth University, and as associate editor of Whitworth Today magazine.

She holds an MFA from the Rainier Writing Workshop at Pacific Lutheran University and is writing a memoir (check out About the Book). Her essay, “Shadow Animals,” from her memoir manuscript, appeared in the fall 2013 issue of The Georgia Review.