Julie Polk hosts Story Social, a monthly storytelling open mic, at QED Astoria, and co-founded Rasa Advising, which uses narrative principles to help public defenders and other criminal justice advocates better serve their clients. She’s told stories on stages, podcasts, and radio shows including RISK!, Tell It, Word, A Very Special Episode, Talk Therapy, Modern Stories Mix, Tall Tales of the City, and the venerable Happy Hour Story Hour, and has taught storytelling for corporations with the Moth and for graduate school journalists at CUNY. She’s working on a Superfun Sekrit Project that she can’t wait to tell you about, as soon as it all comes together.




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