A multi-genre artist and educator, Juliana is curious of the possibilities for telling stories in all forms. She is most passionate about collaborating with others and seeks to build close relationships around storytelling to achieve a shared creative vision as a team.
A recipient of the Quinn Creative Writing Prize from the University of Michigan, Juliana holds an honors degree in English Literature & Languages and environmental studies. She’s worked as a writer and advocate for the Ecology Center, the Center for the Education of Women, and the World Animal Awareness Society. Juliana earned her Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Rutgers University - Camden where she organized the Writers House Film Series and taught creative writing, environmental writing, and composition courses. She was twice nominated for the 2018 Best of the Net Anthology and was a 2019 Publishing Fellow with the Los Angeles Review of Books at the University of Southern California. Essays, poetry, and stories by Juliana have appeared or are forthcoming in Entropy, VIDA Review, Irish Pages, The Atticus Review, Reckoning, The Establishment, Yemassee, among other publications.
Screenplays by Juliana were selected for the Atlanta Film Festival, the Socially Relevant Film Festival, the Lady Filmmakers’s Festival, and ScreenCraft’s Film Fund along with being featured on Girl Gaze and in Cinema Femme. She is the creator of the narrative web series, The University, which follows the bureaucratic failures of a university in the aftermath of a sexual assault on campus.