Julia Mozingo Books & Biography
Oklahoma author Julia Mozingo began writing for publication in 1986. Many of her works (essays, articles, poetry, fillers, children's, and romance) have won awards, sold, and been published. Mozingo holds membership in several writing organizations including Romance Writers of America. She has chaired and coordinated the National Readers' Choice Awards contest, and judged numerous local, regional, and national contests. Silhouette Books chose Mozingo as their Woman to Watch for her first published romance novel, IN A FAMILY WAY, an October 1996 Silhouette Special Edition (#1062). During its first week on the shelf, the novel made the USA Today Top 150 Bestseller List, and within four and a half months totally sold out. Married and the mother of two boys, Mozingo lives in rural Southwest Oklahoma. She has worked in many capacities, depending upon location and job availability - stock clerk, geological/geophysical secretary, clerk-typist, cosmetologist, seamstress, babysitter, and as an elementary school teacher in various grade levels - all fuel for novel writing. Always creative, her hobbies have been numerous as well - reading, tole painting, crocheting, knitting, sewing, cooking, arts and crafts.