Julia Keller


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Huntington, West Virginia, The United States
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Julia was born and raised in Huntington, West Virginia. She graduated from Marshall University, then later earned a doctoral degree in English Literature at Ohio State University.

She was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University and has taught at Princeton and Ohio State Universities, and the University of Notre Dame. She is a guest essayist on The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer on PBS and has been a contributor on CNN and NBC Nightly News. In 2005, she won the Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing.

Julia lives in a high-rise in Chicago and a stone cottage on a lake in rural Ohio.

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“We are defined not so much by what we're reading, as by what we're reading next.”
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“Maybe if you carried bad memories around long enough, they started to change how you walked, how you talked. How you thought.”
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“The past was a tricky bastard. It called and called to you—and when you turned around and tried to grasp it, it disappeared.”
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