Julie Polter


Julie Polter has been a member of the Sojourners magazine editorial staff since 1990. For the last several years she has edited the award-winning Culture Watch section of the magazine. In her time at Sojourners she has written about a wide variety of political and cultural topics, from the abortion debate to the working class blues. She has coordinated in-depth coverage of Flannery O’Connor, campaign finance reform, Howard Thurman, the labor movement, and much more. Polter holds an MTS degree (focused on language and narrative theology) from Boston University and an MFA in creative nonfiction from George Mason University.

Festival Years: 1996