Julie Wu’s debut novel, “The Third Son” (Algonquin Books) was listed as one of 10 riveting reads of May 2013 by O, The Oprah Magazine. Kirkus Reviews calls “The Third Son” an “alluring story that hits all the right emotional buttons and maintains readers’ empathy from the first page to the last.” The Taipei Times calls it “the best novel featuring Taiwan I’ve ever read. . . a fantastically good read.”
Julie was the recipient of a 2012 Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowship. Her short fiction won honorable mention in the 2010 Lorian Hemingway Short Story Contest and has been published in Columbia Magazine. Also a physician, she has published creative nonfiction in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). She earned a B.A. in Literature from Harvard and spent a year studying opera performance at Indiana University in Bloomington. Currently, she sings professionally, founded the non-profit group, Belmont Composts!, and is a real estate agent.