JULIE SPERGEL is a Staff Editor for Barking Rain Press. She is a Canadian freelance editor and literary specialist based in Basel, Switzerland with a PhD in English Philology from the University of Regensburg in Germany. She has nearly ten years’ experience working with publishers, authors, and academics, specializing in scholarly non-fiction and contemporary fiction. A fan of YA Fiction, Dr. Spergel cannot wait for her two girls to be old enough to read YA so that they can start discussing the texts. Find out more about her on Linked In.