Author Julie Weary

Julie Weary’s work has appeared in the Chicago Tribune, The Christian Science Monitor, Writer’s Digest, Catholic Digest, North Shore, and Family Circle. A Pushcart Prize nominee, she won the Grand Prize in the 1997 Writer’s Digest Writing Competition and received a Finalist Award in Prose from the Illinois Arts Council.

She served as president of Off Campus Writers’ Workshop (Winnetka, Illinois), the oldest ongoing writer’s group in the country, and holds an MFA in Fiction Writing from Bennington College. She lives with her husband in northern Wisconsin. Getting Out of Dodge is her first novel.