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Julie Zigoris

Julie Zigoris

Fall 2019 Session

Julie Zigoris holds a PhD in Russian literature, and her book Belomor: Criminality and Creativity in Stalin’s Gulag was released as a paperback in 2018. Julie has taught literature at the University of Pittsburgh, Stanford University, San Quentin prison, and the Jewish Community High School of the Bay. She was a writing contet winner in the YA categories at the 2019 San Francisco Writers’ Conference and Mendocino Coast Writers’ Conference. A native Pennsylvanian, Julie now lives in San Francisco. Her first novel is a botanical-themed coming of age story about love and loss that features an eccentric Russian teacher. 

Julie Zigoris worked with Meg Eden.

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