Julia Lee Dean was born in Welwyn Garden City in Hertfordshire and grew up in Chichester, West Sussex. She holds a degree in English & Italian Literature from the University of Warwick and a Masters in History of Medicine & Science from Birkbeck College, University of London. In 2003 she was a member of the Young Writers' Programme at the Royal Court Theatre in London before training as an actress at Rose Bruford College. In 2010 she performed as a stand up comic in London & Edinburgh and as an actress at the Camden Fringe in Paul Kerensa's "Twice Nightly". 2011 saw her return to the Camden Fringe with her play "Limbo" before premiering "Reflections" at the Belfast Fringe in the same year. Julia returned to West Sussex in 2012 before moving to Germany in August 2014.
"And I Shall Be Healed deserves a place in the current World War One literary canon with Faulks and Pat Barker" Jan Woolf, www.noglory.com.
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