Julie Landsman is a writer and consultant. She has published numerous books and articles on diversity and education. Her last book, Growing Up White: A Veteran Teacher Reflects on Racism
, was released by Rowman and Littlefield in 2009. Julie taught in the Minneapolis Public Schools for 25 years. She has also taught education and creative writing at Carleton College, Hamline University, St. Thomas University, Metropolitan State University and the Loft Literary Center. Rowman also publishes her books, Basic Needs: A Year With Street Kids in a City School
and A White Teacher Talks About Race, memoirs and reflections on teaching in urban schools
. She co-edited White Teachers/Diverse Classrooms
now in its second edition with Professor Chance Lewis of University of North Carolina, Charlotte. This book is available with accompanying DVD from Stylus Press.
Julie's fiction and poetry have been published widely in literary magazines and anthologies.
Julie has co-edited a collection of essays, TALKING ABOUT RACE, which will be published in March 2013. She will be co-leading a series of talks at the Minnesota Humanities Center in 2013. Julie will be doing presentations in: Winona MN, March 29; Dallas TX, April 5; Seattle, WA, April 10; Houghton, MI May 7 and Denver, CO, May 15.