Julia is Brazilian by birth but has lived in New York, Mexico City, Lausanne, Edinburgh and Barcelona. She is currently studying Comparative Literature and Literary Translation at UPF in Barcelona. She completed her M.A. in Philosophy and English Literature at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland in 2010. She has been nominated for the Guardian and the Herald Student Media Awards in the category of Best Photographer. While doing her masters, she also works as a freelance translator, private teacher of English and Portuguese, and as a reader for Random House Mondadori. She is currently learning her sixth language and living in her sixth country.