Julie Ryan McGue
Julie Ryan McGue is an identical twin and an adoptee. Her writing centers on finding out who you really are, where you belong, and making sense of it.
In May 2021, Julie’s memoir Twice a Daughter: A Search for Identity, Family, and Belonging released and immediately became the #1 New Release in Family & Personal Growth on Amazon. Since its debut, Twice a Daughter, has received many major books awards.
Julie writes a weekly blog and a monthly newspaper column called: That Girl This Life. Her work has been featured on Brevity Nonfiction Blog, Lifetime Adoption Adoptive Families Blog, Severance Magazine, Adoption & Beyond, Adoption.com, and The Imprint e-magazine.
Julie has a degree in Psychology from Indiana University and a Masters in Marketing from The Kellogg Graduate School of Business, Northwestern University. She has served multiple terms on the Board of the Midwest Adoption Center and Benet Academy College Prep High School.
She and her husband, Steve, have four adult children and split their time between NW Indiana and Sarasota. Julie is currently working on a collection of personal essays and a second memoir.
Follow her at www.juliemcgueauthor.com.