Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book

Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Ophelia Julien  

Pen Name: None


Audience: Adult; Young Adult;

Born: 1956 in Elmhurst, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Julien was born in Elmhurst, Illinois and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts & Sciences from the University of Illinois – Chicago. She now resides in Glen Ellyn, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Ophelia Julien writes about ghosts, the paranormal and the unexplained for Young Adults. She has written for both ''Examiner Publications'' and ''The Daily Herald'' in the suburbs of Chicago, and has had several free-lance articles published in local DuPage County periodicals.

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes) Julien's presentations have ranged from open discussions of ghost stories and how they are structured, through the creation of a story from opening line through publishing, with hands-on writing and sharing included. The subject matter of her visits depends on the age of the audience, size of the group, and preferences of her host. Ophelia lives in the western suburbs of Chicago, but is willing to travel for author visits. More information can be found at her web site - [ http //].

Selected Titles At Your Library

Saving Jake
ISBN: 1930076150. OCLC Number: 52332346

Wig Wam Pub. Co.,. .