About the Author

Julie Maloney is the founder/director of Women Reading Aloud, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting women writers. She has worked in the arts as a performer and educator her entire life. Her book of poems, Private Landscape, was released in 2007 by Arseya Publishing. As a former dancer and choreographer, she is the recipient of several grants from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. She is a trained workshop leader in the Amherst Writers and Artists Method and leads ongoing writing workshops, special events, conferences and retreats for writers.