Julie Anderson is a writer and author.
Her latest novel Oracle (Claret Press, May 2021) is available at Waterstones, Amazon and all good book shops. This is the second in a series of political thrillers featuring a female investigator. Plague, the first, was published in September 2020 and is also available at Waterstones and Amazon. The third in the series, Opera, will be published in 2022.
Before becoming a writer Julie was a Senior Civil Servant in Whitehall, working for a variety of government departments and other public bodies, including the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, the Inland Revenue and the UN sponsored Commission for Equality & Human Rights. She left the Civil Service in 2012 and focussed on her ambition to write fiction and become a published novelist. She has a degree in English and taught the subject for five years after leaving university.
Julie has also written a two book series set in southern Spain during the 13th century. The first of these, Reconquista, was long listed for Mslexia Children’s Novel, 2016. The second, The Silver Rings was published in 2018. She has also written a collection of linked short stories – The Village; A Year in Twelve Tales. For four years she edited The Story Bazaar Compendium, an annual collection of articles, reviews and short fiction by varying contributors to The Story Bazaar web-site.
Julie is Chair of Trustees of Clapham Writers the not for profit organisation responsible for the Clapham Book Festival, an annual celebration of books and reading in south London. She also curates literary events elsewhere in London, such as at the Lambeth Country Show and Storytelling at the Crystal Palace Overground Festival.
Born in Worcestershire, Julie lives in Clapham, south London.