Julia Marquez-Uppman

Julia Marquez-Uppman is a writer and teacher. Born in Mexico and raised in the American Midwest, she currently resides in Colorado, where she is finishing up her MFA in Creative Nonfiction and working on a memoir about family, grief, and identity.

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