Julia L. Star

Julia L. Star’s first book, Three Paths to Awakened Joy, will be published in spring 2007 by Deep Water Press. She lives in Cowichan Bay, B.C.

Arriving in Bali is like walking into a wall of hot, damp air with plumeria perfume turned on high. I greeted my friend Ketut with a big hug, slipped into the washroom to shed my jeans, put on a sarong, and argued with the immigration officer about how much I had to bribe him to stamp my extended visitor visa. more »


This photograph was taken in the winter of 1960 or 1961 in Sardinia, Italy, where we were stationed at the NATO Air Force base. I’m the little girl in a yellow sweater. Behind me, in bare feet, is my sister, Kate, who w more »


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