Julie E. Justicz

“In this finely crafted novel, the author effortlessly builds complex psychological portraits of her main characters . . .
A stirring celebration of strong-minded women, this is a superb offering by a truly talented author. Sharp, beautifully textured writing.”

– Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

Conch Pearl grabbed me 
like a riptide.”

– Abby Geni

Conch Pearl is that rare novel — a grip-you-by-the-throat page turner about love and survival, that is profound and deeply satisfying.”

– Lynn Sloan
The Book Table in Oak Park
Women & Children First
Barnes & Noble
Warning—this work contains scenes of sexual abuse.
Julie E. Justicz, Author
Julie Justicz
Born and raised in England, Julie Justicz moved to the Bahamas when she was ten, and then to the United States as a teenager. She earned a law degree from the University of Chicago and received an MFA in creative writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts. As an attorney and advocate, Julie currently works on disability rights and health care access issues. She lives in Chicago with her spouse, Mary.
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