Julianna Bjorksten

Julianna Drew Björkstén is a writer and editor based in New York. Her work has been published in Whitewall, Washington Square News, Confluence, Embodied, and October Hill Magazine, where she is currently a book reviewer and assistant poetry editor. In 2020, Julianna graduated from NYU with a self-directed B.A. in media studies and English literature.

Stories By Julianna Bjorksten

The TikTok Poet Bringing Untold Black History to the Masses

Nick Courmon is sharing forgotten Black history in a very 2022 way.

The Writer Sharing the Untold Stories of Female Climate Activists

Narratively contributor Jill L. Ferguson on her latest collaborative book, which covers Australian women’s role in the environmental movement.

The Single Father Writing Candidly about Parenthood

After suddenly becoming a full-time solo dad, Narratively contributor Kern Carter found creative inspiration in his close-knit relationship with his teenage daughter.

A Genre-Bending Memoir That Took 10 Years to Take Shape

Lilly Dancyger on what the decade-long process of writing her book taught her about memoir, grief and becoming an artist.