Julia Borcherts

Julia Borcherts, Story Week assistant, is a publicist with Kaye Publicity and an instructor in the Department of Creative Writing at Columbia College Chicago. She has written extensively for the Chicago Tribune publication RedEye, Time Out ChicagoWindy City Times and ChicagoBoxing.com. She is a co-founder of the Reading Under the Influence live lit series, and her fiction and essays have appeared in Briefly Knocked Unconscious by a Low-Flying Duck, Criminal Class Review, Sin: A Deadly Anthology, Cubbie Blues: 100 Years of Waiting Till Next Year, Fresh Yarn, Hypertext and many other publications.