Julie Deshtor grew up in the Soviet Union during the turbulent 90s, and moved to the United States shortly after the Soviet Empire collapsed in 1991. A bilingual author, Julie writes both fiction and poetry, as well as translating poetry and lyrics. She brings her rich cultural and life experiences to her fiction, exploring the psychological struggles of her characters with compassion and insight, as they navigate the murky waters of modern society.
Julie currently resides in Utah, USA. Her interests include art, world literature, zoology, anthropology, and urban subculture.