Julia Rios (they/them) is a writer and Hugo Award-winning editor. Julia began editing short fiction as a senior fiction editor from 12-2015 for Hugo finalist, Strange Horizons.They won the Hugo Award for their work as Poetry and Reprints Editor at Uncanny Magazine in 2017 and 2018, and were also a Hugo finalist in 2018 and 2019 for their work editing Fireside Magazine. They went on to edit Mermaids Monthly in 2021 with co-publisher Meg Frank, and they are currently editing and publishing Worlds of Possibility on juliarios.com, including audio versions of the contents on the OMG Julia Podcast. They have narrated poetry for the Strange Horizons podcast, and stories for PodCastle, Pseudopod, Escape Pod, and Cast of Wonders. Anthologies include Kaleidoscope: Diverse YA Science Fiction and Fantasy Stories (Twelfth Planet Press, 2014, Alisa Krasnostein and Julia Rios, editors), which won the Ditmar and Aurealis Awards (Australia's national science fiction and fantasy popular vote and juried awards), Bridge to Elsewhere (Outland Entertainment, 2022, Alana Joli Abbott and Julia Rios, Editors), and forthcoming anthology titles, Worlds of Possibility (2023, Robot Dinosaur Press, Julia Rios, Editor) and Why Didn’t You Just Leave (2024, Cursed Morsels Press, Nadia Bulkin and Julia Rios, editors). Julia wrote stories for Speculative Fiction for Dreamers (The Ohio State Univerity Press, 2021, Alex Hernandez, Steve Goodwin, and Sara Rafael García, editors) and Shadow Atlas (Hex Publishers, 2021, Carina Bissett, Hillary Dodge, and Josh Viola, editors). “A Truth Universally Acknowledged” (A Larger Reality, 2018, Libia Brenda, editor) was reprinted in Latin American Literature Today. "Oracle Gretel" (2012, handbound chapbook) was reprinted in Heiresses of Russ 2013: The Year's Best Lesbian Speculative Fiction (Lethe Press, 2013, Steve Berman and Tenea D. Johnson, editors). Their non-fiction has appeared in Ex Marginalia (2023, Hydra House, Chinelo Onwualu, editor) and others.