Background

Julia Travers is a journalist, creative writer, teacher and artist. She specializes in writing articles about environmental conservation, scientific and technological innovations, social issues, and contemporary art. She is also a published poet and author of short stories. 

Julia holds a BA in Literary and Cultural Studies from The College of William and Mary and is a licensed Art teacher in Virginia. She has authored curriculum for two school systems. Julia is a member of the White House Press Pool.

Publishing history:

Articles dealing with science, the environment and technology:

Earth Island Journal, The Revelator (Center for Biological Diversity), EcoWatch, LabRoots, EnviroNews, Wild Virginia, Civil Eats, Forest Reporter, Minding Nature (The Center for Humans & Nature), BTC Manager, Women You Should Know, Not Impossible Labs, Agrictecture, Free Radicals (upcoming), Invironment, Techtly, Study Finds, Green Biz and SciArt Magazine. Julia is also a member of NPR's SciComm peer editing group, Friends of Joe's Big Idea.

Articles dealing with arts and culture: 

Americans for the Arts,The Virginia Art Education Association, Ask Artists (Julia is the founding editor of this site), Crixeo, Lost at E Minor, OC (Orange County) Magazine, ArtB412, Teal Magazine, Urban Scrawl, The Old Town Crier, Roots Rated, Parachute by Mapquest, OBVI We're the Ladies, Gone Girl’s Guide, Art Nation, Hometown News, Lifehack

Articles dealing with feminism and other social issues:

Central Asia Institute, Legendary Women, Her Culture, Fabulously Feminist Magazine, GirlTalkHQ, VA is for Bloggers, The Charter for Compassion, A Women's Thing, Truth Out, Snip Today, Buzzfeed

Other various articles and essays:

On Being with American Public Radio, The Mindfulness Bell, Sharon Salzberg's Blog, Tiny Buddha, The Yoga and Body Image Coalition, Yoga Basics, Literal Shyft, Thought Catalog, Girl Meets Strong, Sivana Spirit, BE. Magazine, Basmati, Wisdom Pills, Honey Colony, A Conscious Rethink, 15 Minutes

Visit the Creative Writing Page  for information on poetry, fiction and essay publication.

Julia writes with several publications on Medium