Julie Berry grew up in western New York. She holds a BS from Rensselaer in communication and an MFA from Vermont College in writing for children and young adults. She now lives in Southern California with her husband and four sons.
The Passion of Dolssa (Viking, 2016), Julie’s forthcoming YA/adult novel, has received four stars already and wide critical acclaim. Her middle grade novel, The Scandalous Sisterhood of Prickwillow Place (Roaring Brook, 2014) received an Odyssey Honor. All the Truth That’s in Me (Viking, 2013) was Julie’s first YA novel. Julie is also the author of The Amaranth Enchantment (Bloomsbury, 2010) and Secondhand Charm (Bloomsbury, 2012) and the Splurch Academy for Disruptive Boys series (Penguin Books for Young Readers).
Julie will appear on the Young Adult Stage at the Tots, Tweens, & Teens Book Festival on May 14, 2016.