Photo by Jazmin Björkstén
Julianna Drew Björkstén (she/they) is a writer, editor, and occasional artist from Wyoming. They hold a B.A. from NYU Gallatin, where they graduated summa cum laude. Upon graduation, Drew received the Interdisciplinary Academic Excellence Award for their concentration in Media Studies and English Literature. They minored in Art History and studied abroad in Florence, Italy and Paris, France. 

Drew is a contributing editor at Narratively and has previously worked as an editor at Cabinet magazine and Off Assignment.

They are currently living in southern Italy, where they’re teaching English to high schoolers as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant. Drew is an avid traveler and has visited two dozen countries, and counting.


IG: @drewbjorksten

Polaroids by Jazmin Björkstén, Drew’s twin