• ANNO CATTI, winner, SCBWI-LA, Sue Alexander Award, 2018
• ANNO CATTI, runner-up, SCBWI-LA, Sue Alexander Award, 2017
• FAMILY PLANNING, winner, LA Ovation Award, Best Small Production
NAME: Julia Catherine Edwards
GREW UP IN: Westfield, Massachusetts (where "day-old" corn is cheaper)
LIVES NOW: in Altadena, California with my husband, our two kids, and Mimi the Wonderdog
SUPER POWER I WISH I HAD: Finder of Lost Things
WHEN I WAS LITTLE: I wrote plays, performed them in our house, and made my parents pay to see them.
WHEN I WAS LESS LITTLE: I wrote plays, had them performed site-specifically, and even made audiences wander around a mausoleum in the dark.
PERSONALITY: High strung, highly organized disaster planner, of the hermit variety
WHAT I WANT MOST: Clean surfaces
FATAL FLAW: Need for clean surfaces
DOGS OR CATS: Dogs
HOBBY: Playing the fiddle, badly, but with tons of enthusiasm
FAVORITE BOOKS/CHARACTERS: Paddington, Ivy & Bean, The Wind in the Willows, Amulet, anything by Kate DiCamillo or Kwame Alexander, Ender's Game, Pride and Prejudice, The Time Traveler's Wife, The Kingkiller Chronicles, any plays by Paula Vogel & Sarah Ruhl
IF I COULD TAKE ONLY ONE POSSESSION TO A DESERTED ISLAND: Dr. Gerald Healey, my stuffed bear who was named after my doctor from over thirty years ago. He is a Bear of Very Big Brain who has had most of his fur loved off.