Julie Barton is the New York Times bestselling author of DOG MEDICINE, HOW MY DOG SAVED ME FROM MYSELF (Penguin, 2016). She has a B.A. from Kenyon College, an M.F.A. in Writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts, and an M.A. in Women’s Studies from Southern Connecticut State University.
Julie has been published in Brain Child Magazine, The South Carolina Review, Louisiana Literature, Two Hawks Quarterly, Westview, The Huffington Post, and was nominated for a Pushcart Prize.
She lives in Northern California with her husband Greg, two children, and small menagerie of pets.
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Dog Medicine, How My Dog Saved Me From Myself, a memoir, Penguin Books, July 2016.
Dog Medicine, How My Dog Saved Me From Myself, first published by Think Piece Publishing in November 2015.
“How Writing About My Dog Saved Me After His Death,” published on The-Pool.com
“Why It’s Not OK to Label Our Children,” non-fiction, published February 6, 2014 in The Huffington Post via Brain, Child Magazine.
“Maps of Africa,” short story, published in Brain, Child, The Magazine for Thinking Mothers, Winter 2013 (To read this story on your iPhone or iPad, click here to download the Brain, Child App. https://itunes.apple.com/app/id573667065)
Finalist in the Glimmer Train 2007 Fiction Open
One minute Dog Medicine trailer
Bunker as a puppy, just before the road trip to Seattle.
Bunker trying to learn to climb stairs in 1996.
Footage of Bunker doing some healing in 1999, from a video journal that I kept.
Bunker love in the yard. This is also from the video journal I kept in 1999.
Extended Trailer (3 minutes)
Video Journal of my Solo Hotel Writing Retreat, when I wrote the epilogue.