About the Author
Julie Vick is the author of the humorous advice book for new parents Babies Don’t Make Small Talk (So Why Should I?): The Introvert’s Guide to Surviving Parenthood (Countryman Press, 2021). Her writing has appeared in New Yorker Daily Shouts, Real Simple, Parents, McSweeney’s, and The Washington Post. She is an English Instructor at the University of Colorado Denver.
I was very excited to get a chance to talk to Zibby Owens on her podcast Mom’s Don’t Have Time to Read Books.
On Submitting to McSweeney’s
I developed a soft spot for McSweeney's Internet Tendency when I first heard about the site when I was living in Brooklyn in the early 2000s. At that time McSweeney's had a small store that featured things like taxidermy and a book about how to care for your miniature...
My 2021 Writing Year Wrapped
Photo by Suzy Hazelwood on Pexels.com Time for the 2021 year-end writing wrap-up, which I have been doing for a few years now. You can find last year’s report here. This year was a big year writing-wise for me because my first book came out. And because...
12 Funny Gift Books That Make Great Gifts
Looking for a funny gift book recommendation? I asked funny women authors (and myself) to recommend humor books to get as gifts. Check out this list for a range of options from satire to fiction to buy for yourself or someone else who enjoys laughter. Tiffany Midge,...