Julie Iromuanya


Julie Iromuanya is the author of MR. AND MRS. DOCTOR (Coffee House Press, 2015), a finalist for the 2016 PEN/Faulkner Award, the 2016 PEN/Robert W. Bingham Debut Fiction Award, the 2015 National Book Critics’ Circle John Leonard Debut Fiction Award, and a San Francisco Chronicle “Best of 2015” and Star Tribune Critics’ Choice.

Born and raised in the American Midwest, she is the daughter of Igbo Nigerian immigrants. Her creative writing has also appeared in The Kenyon Review, Passages North, the Cream City Review, and the Tampa Review, among other journals. Her scholarly-critical work most recently appears in Converging Identities: Blackness in the Modern Diaspora(Carolina Academic Press).

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