Julia Watts

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Julia Watts is an American fiction writer.


Julia Watts is the author of novels, short stories, etc.,[1] especially in the genres of young adult fiction and lesbian fiction/erotica. Her novels include Finding H.F. for which she won the 2001 Lambda Literary Award in the children/young adult category. She was nominated again for the 2005 award in the erotica category as one of the authors of the story collection Once Upon a Dyke: New Exploits of Fairy Tale Lesbians. Women's Studies was a finalist for a Golden Crown Literary Society award. Her recent young adult novel, Kindred Spirits, is for the emerging press Beanpole Books. In addition to her fiction work, Watts recently co-edited an anthology of essays, memoirs and stories on the sensitive topic of menstruation titled Women. Period..

Ms. Watts currently resides in Knoxville, Tennessee, where she teaches at South College. She holds a masters in fine arts, which she obtained from Spalding University.



  • Wildwood Flowers (1996)
  • Phases Of The Moon (1997)
  • Piece of my Heart (1998)
  • Wedding Bell Blues (1999)
  • Mixed Blessings
  • Finding H.F. (2001) -- Winner Lambda Literary Award
  • Women's Studies (novel)|Women's Studies (2006)
  • The Kind of Girl I Am (Novel) (2008)
  • Hypnotizing Chickens (2014)

Miranda Jasper Series (Young Adult)[edit]

  • Kindred Spirits (novel)|Kindred Spirits (2008)
  • Free Spirits (novel)|Free Spirits (2009)

Other writings[edit]

  • Once Upon a Dyke: New Exploits of Fairy Tale Lesbians (2004) Novella "Le Belle Rose"
  • Bell, Book and Dyke: New Exploits of Magical Lesbians (2005) Novella "Skyclad"
  • Stake through the Heart: New Exploits of Twilight Lesbians (2006) Novella "We Recruit"
  • Tall in the Saddle: New Exploits of Western Lesbians (2007) Novella "The Sweetheart and the Spitfire"
  • Women. Period. (editor with Parneshia Jones, Jo Ruby and Elizabeth Slade) (2008)


  1. ^ Martini, Adrienne (10 March 2007). "Out of the Genre Closet". Metro Pulse via Internet Archive. Archived from the original on March 10, 2007. Retrieved 1 May 2011. 

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