Julia L. Hall is a journalist, memoirist, poet, educational writer, and photographer. She is a contributing writer for The Huffington Post and founder of the blog The Narcissist Family Files. Her articles and photographs have appeared in The Chicago Sun Times, Reuters, The Seattle Times, and King5.com. For five years she served as Editor and head photographer of Inside Bainbridge, a leading community news partner of The Seattle Times. Voted among the top five news blogs in Western Washington in 2015, Inside Bainbridge averaged over 5,000 readers per day. Julia published upwards of 2,400 articles and essays on Inside Bainbridge and the ProgressiveKid Reader blog On a Ledge. She has written numerous nonfiction books for children, including in 2007 the bestselling A Hot Planet Needs Cool Kids: Understanding Climate Change and What You Can Do About It, endorsed by climate change writer and activist Bill McKibben, the PEW Center on Global Climate Change, and the National Science Teachers Association. Her award-winning poems have been anthologized and appeared in magazines and journals such as The Nation, The Threepenny Review, and River Styx. As an educational writer and editor, her clients have included Glencoe McGraw-Hill, Scholastic, Columbia University, and The Mountaineers Books. Before launching her freelance career, she served as Writing Director at the educational publishing company Proof Positive and before that as Editorial Director at Rand McNally. She has a BA in English from Northwestern University and an MFA in Writing from Goddard College. She is currently shopping around her memoir Carry You, about life, and a few near deaths, in a narcissist family. She lives on an island near Seattle with her partner, daughter, and menagerie of rescued dogs, cats, and chickens.
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