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Heidi Julavits

founding editor, The Believer

Writer Heidi Julavits, born and raised in Maine, educated at Columbia University, is a woman of many parts: novelist, journalist, literary magazine editor, teacher, and mother. She has published short fiction in *Esquire*, *Story*, *Zoetrope*, and *McSweeney's*, among others. Her non-fiction has appeared in *Harper's Bazaar*, *Glamour*, *Time* and *the New York Times Book Review*. She is a founding co-editor of *The Believer* and has published three well-regarded novels: *The Mineral Palace*, *The Effect of Living Backwards*, and most recently *The Uses of Enchantment*. She lives in Manhattan and Maine with her husband, writer Ben Marcus.