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Julie Liddell Whitehead

Headshot of Julie Whitehead Julie Liddell Whitehead lives and writes from Mississippi. Her debut fiction collection, "Hurrican Baby: Stories," is forthcoming from Madville Publishing in August 2024. She writes on topics concerning mental health, mental health education, and mental health advocacy.

Julie was diagnosed with bipolar I disorder in her mid-30s in 2006. She blogs about her experiences and daily life with bipolar at the site "Not Quite Right: Living wIth Bipolar Disorder." She has a bachelor's degree in communication, with a journalism emphasis, and a master's degree in English, both from Mississippi State University. In August 2021, she completed her MFA in creative nonfiction from Mississippi University for Women. Julie can be found on Facebook, Threads, Mastodon, LinkedIn, and Instagram.

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