A Conversation with Julie Murphy

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We are absolutely thrilled to announce that #1 New York Times Best Selling Author, Julie Murphy is coming to DFWCon!

Julie will be joined on stage by author and DFW Writers’ Workshop member, Jenny Martin to discuss Julie’s exciting writing journey, including her upcoming novel, A Merry Little Meet Cute and her #1 New York Times Best Seller turned Netflix movie, Dumplin.’

More about Julie:

Julie Murphy lives in North Texas with her husband who loves her, her dog who adores her, and her cats who tolerate her. After several wonderful years in the library world, Julie now writes full-time.

When she’s not writing or reliving her reference desk glory days, she can be found watching made-for-TV movies, hunting for the perfect slice of cheese pizza, and planning her next great travel adventure.

She is also the #1 New York Times bestselling author of books for all ages including Dumplin’ (now a film on Netflix and one of TIME Magazine’s 100 Best YA Books of All Time), Dear Sweet Pea, and If The Shoe Fits. She is also the co-author of A Merry Little Meet Cute. Julie’s work has been featured by Good Morning America, Teen Vogue, The New York Times, Vanity Fair, and more. Learn more about Julie at juliemurphywrites.com.

More about Jenny:

Jenny Martin is a librarian and the author of the Tracked duology, published by Penguin-Random House.

Tracked was named one of Paste and Teen Magazine’s Best Books of 2015, and Jenny’s essays, interviews and books have been featured on Writers’ Digest, The Mary Sue, and Bookriot.

She’s also an experienced speaker, teacher, and presenter, who lives in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, where she hoards books and writes fiction. Learn more about Jenny at readjennymartin.com.

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