A resident of Vancouver, Julie Burtinshaw is an award-winning author who wrote her first novel in 2000, and has been a full time writer since 2007. The author of seven books for young adults and teens, Julie also teaches creative writing workshops and is an active participant in the writing community. She has served as a judge for the BC Book Awards, Red Cedar Awards, Illinois Women’s Press Association Communications and mentored many emerging writers. Hangman is her first work of creative non-fiction. Julie’s website.