About Julia Born in Moscow, Julia Meitov Hersey moved to the U.S. at the age of nineteen and has been straddling the two cultures ever since. She lives north of Boston, juggling a full-time job and her beloved translation projects. Julia's favorite translation projects include critically acclaimed VITA NOSTRA and its sequel, ASSASSIN OF REALITY, by Marina and Sergey Dyachenko, and short stories by H. L. Oldie, Dmitry Bykov, Tatsiana Zamirovskaya, and Daria Raskina. Julia is the winner of the 2021 Science Fiction and Fantasy Rosetta Awards (SFFRA) for best translated work (long form): DAUGHTER FROM THE DARK by Marina and Sergey Dyachenko, Harper Voyager, February 2020.