Julie Clawson is an author and frequent speaker on Christian spirituality, social justice, and the intersection of faith and popular culture. She is the author of "The Hunger Games and the Gospel" (Patheos Press) and "Everyday Justice: The Global Impact of Our Daily Choices" (InterVarsity Press). A graduate of Wheaton College, she also has a Masters degree in Intercultural Studies from Wheaton Graduate School and is currently studying Theology at Seminary of the Southwest.

A lifelong fan of speculative fiction, Julie appreciates exploring the ways good stories can help people understand their faith in deeper ways. Julie also is a participant in the emerging church conversation and its discussions regarding what it means to be a Christian in a postmodern and postcolonial world. She blogs at julieclawson.com where she explores issues of popular theology, practical spirtuality, and what it means to be a faithful follower of Jesus in today's world. Julie lives in Austin, TX with her husband and children.