A multi-genre writer and educator raised in Nyack, NY, Juliana Roth currently teaches composition and creative writing at Rutgers University - Camden. Her screenwriting was selected for the Atlanta Film Festival, the Socially Relevant Film Festival, and ScreenCraft’s Film Fund along with being featured on Girl Gaze and in Cinema Femme. She was twice nominated for this year’s Best of the Net Anthology for her fiction and non-fiction. Essays, poetry, and stories by Juliana have appeared in Entropy, VIDA Review, Irish Pages, The Atticus Review, The Establishment, Yemassee, among other publications.
A recipient of the Quinn Creative Writing Prize from the University of Michigan for her fiction, Juliana holds an honors degree in English Literature & Languages and environmental studies. She worked in programming and communications 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 served as a reader for StoryQuarterly magazine.
Curious of the possibilities for telling stories in all forms, Juliana is most passionate about collaborating with other artists and writers. She seeks to build close relationships around storytelling and to achieve a shared creative vision as a team.