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Obituaries

Obituaries have been published in The Guardian (by Jackie Kay), The Independent (Sean O’Brien) and The Times.

BBC Woman’s Hour carried a tribute on Thursday 14th April. The BBC also reported the news on their website.

Sarah Crown, writing on the Guardian Unlimited website, said “Her unfailing optimism, honesty and generosity charmed and moved her many readers.”

Ellen Phethean, the other half of Diamond Twig Press, posted her tribute on the Press’s web site.

The Crack magazine’s Robert Meddes reflected on Julia’s life and work in their May 2005 issue which you can read here.

Tom Shakespeare, Julia’s friend wrote a tribute in the Quaker magazine the Friend in April 2005 which you can read here.

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