Mary Julia Klimenko

Mary Julia Klimenko obtained her B.A. & M.A. in Creative Writing from San Francisco State University, after which she taught Creative Writing for two years before returning to school to get a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology. She has three limited edition books in print in collaboration with artist Manuel Neri, for whom she’s been the primary model for the past 40 years. She’s a psychotherapist in private practice in Benicia, California where she writes and wanders the shoreline of Carquinez Straits.