Julie Riddle is the author of the memoir The Solace of Stones: Finding a Way through Wilderness (University of Nebraska Press). Her essay “Shadow Animals” appeared in The Georgia Review. The essay received a Pushcart Prize Special Mention; was nominated for a National Magazine Award; and appears in the anthology This Impermanent Earth (University of Georgia Press, 2021). Her essay “If Swans Could Speak” appears in New England Review (42.3, 2021).
She is the craft-essay editor for Brevity; the creative-nonfiction editor for Rock & Sling; and a nonfiction editor for Wandering Aengus Press. She works as senior development writer at Whitworth University and is editor of Whitworth Today magazine.