Julie Gray was born in 1964 in the San Joaquin Valley in California. A veteran essayist and editor, Julie moved to Israel in 2012 and is working on her memoir "They Do Things Differently Here." Her book The True Adventures of Gidon Lev: Rascal. Holocaust Survivor. Optimist. is available anywhere books are sold. 

  • Times of Israel

  • Jewish Journal

  • Huffington Post

  • NY Post

  • Moviemaker Magazine

  • Script Magazine

  • Moment Magazine

  • Sanskrit Literary Journal

Professional Affiliations & Speaking
  • Member: EFA (Editor's Freelance Association)

  • Member: ALLI (Alliance of Independent Authors) 

  • Writer's Studio (UCLA) 2001-2003.

  • Writers BootCamp 2 Year Program (2005)

  • Story Analysis & Writer Evaluation: Walden Media (Divergent, Narnia, Holes, Journey to the Center of the Earth), Red Wagon (Sony: Memoirs of a Geisha), Cinergi (Swim Fan, The Terminator), Bedford Falls (Blood Diamond, The Last Samurai) and Seed Productions (Hugh Jackman and John Palermo).

  • Speaker/Instructor: Warner Bros. Studios, The Willamette Writer's Conference, West England University (Bristol), The Writer's Store (Burbank), Oxford Student Union (Oxford University).