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Julia MacDonnell

Biography

Julia MacDonnell

Julia MacDonell's fiction has been published in many literary magazines, and her story “Soy Paco” was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Her journalism has appeared in The Boston Globe, the New York Daily News and the Columbia Journalism Review, among other publications. A tenured professor at Rowan University, she is the nonfiction editor of Philadelphia Stories.

Julia MacDonnell

Books by Julia MacDonnell

by Julia MacDonnell - Family & Relationships, Fiction, Humor

When an MRI reveals that Mimi Malloy’s brain is filled with black spots --- areas of atrophy, her doctor says --- the prospect living out her days in an “Old Timer’s facility” starts to look like more than just an idea at the top of her eldest daughter’s to-do list. Yet as Mimi prepares to take a stand, she stumbles upon an old pendant, and her memory starts to return --- specifically, recollections of a shockingly painful childhood, her long-lost sister and the wicked stepmother she swore to forget.