About Julie the Writer
Julie Fingersh is a writer and columnist. Her work has appeared in media outlets including O, The Oprah Magazine, The San Francisco Chronicle,The Huffington Post, Grown and Flown, BusinessWeek and Billboard Publications. Her new blog, "It's None of My Business, But..." is the midlife sequel of the award winning humorist column she wrote in New York City in her twenties.
In a detour from writing, Julie served as founding executive director of Boston Cares, which became a nationally recognized model for community and corporate partnerships. In this role, she was a regular guest on NPR and other radio and television outlets, and shared the stage with former Secretary of State General Colin Powell to lead Boston’s first-ever day of citywide corporate service.
Julie holds a B.A. in English literature from Swarthmore College and University of Michigan. She and her husband have a daughter in college and a son in high school. They also have two loving/terrible dogs who enjoy rolling in dead carcasses while running in the hills of Marin County, California, pictured here, minus dead carcasses. Besides blogging and magazine writing, Julie is at work on a comic memoir exploring love, loss and the meaning of life.