Julianne Pachico was born in 1985 in Cambridge, England. She grew up in Cali, Colombia, and has lived and worked abroad in various places, including Ecuador, Mexico and Indonesia. She is currently completing her PhD in Creative and Critical Writing at UEA. In 2015 she was longlisted for the Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award and had two stories anthologized in Salt Publishing’s Best British Short Stories 2015. Her short stories have been published by The White Review, Lighthouse and Litro.