Julia Watson is a native of Atlanta, Georgia and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing from Florida State University where she won the Sassaman Award for Outstanding Creative Writing. She will be joining North Carolina State University in the fall of 2019 to pursue her MFA in poetry. Currently, she is the Writer Liaison for Ember: a Journal of Luminous Things and a 5th grade English teacher in North Carolina. Her works have been published in (Un)incorporated, The Kudzu Review, Outrageous Fortune, RueScribe, among other magazines. When not engaged in literature, she enjoys cooking vegan meals with lots of Sriracha.