Julianna Thibodeaux is a freelance writer, editor, creative writing teacher, and writing coach based in the greater Boston area.

She is the recipient of several first-place awards from the Society of Professional Journalists and has had recent work published in Art New EnglandBig Red & ShinyFlash Frontier, and the Ruminate blog. She has also been published in Native Peoples and Literary Mama. She continues to serve as Nonfiction Editor of Flying Island literary journal, published by the Indiana Writers Center. Her story The Company We Keep earned an Honorable Mention in the Glimmer Train Very Short Fiction contest in 2015. She has received grants from the Marblehead Cultural Council in Massachusetts, the Arts Council of Indianapolis, and the Indiana Arts Commission.

Prior to her family’s relocation from Indianapolis, she served as senior writer and art critic for NUVO Newsweekly for more than ten years and also wrote for its subsidiary, Indiana Living Green. She holds an MFA from Goddard College in Vermont and a BA in Journalism from Indiana University-Bloomington.

In 2015 she founded Marblehead Writers’ Workshop in order to provide writing instruction and support to area writers. MWW offers classes and workshops in locations around the North Shore.