Julie Vick
Senior Instructor

Mailing Address:
Department of English
Campus Box 175 
P.O. Box 173364
Denver, CO 80217-3364

Physical Location:
1059 Ninth Street Park, Office 205
Denver, CO 80204

By Appointment

About Julie Vick:

Julie Vick has been an Instructor with the department since 2007. She frequently teaches business writing and special topics courses and is a faculty advisor for English. 

Area of Expertise: Professional writing, rhetoric and composition, freelance writing, and humor writing.

Courses Taught: Business Writing, Special Topics in Writing: Humor, Core Composition I and 2, Argumentation and Logic, and Technical Writing.



  • Babies Don't Make Small Talk (So Why Should I?), Countryman Press 2021

Satire and Short Article Publications:

  • “The Best Animals to Watch Your Baby, According to Hemingway” New Yorker Digital. July 2022
  • “How to Pick Out a Good Melon.” New Yorker Digital. July 2021
  • “Caitlin Kunkel Wants to Turn You On—Equitably” The Millions. March 2019  
  • “Thank You for Calling the Writer Envy Helpline” Electric Literature. July 2019
  • “Indigenous Writers Deserve More Credit for Being Hilarious: An Interview with Tiffany Midge.” Electric Literature. December 2019 
  • “William Carlos Williams Poems for Introverts” McSweeney’s Internet Tendency. September 2018 
  • “The Life-Changing Magic of Organizing Your Organizational Supplies” Real Simple. July 2018 issue.  
  • "Before Bingeing Hallmark Holiday Movies, Please Agree to These Terms" McSweeney's Internet Tendency. December 2018
  • “Rumpus Funny Women #157: Habits of Less Successful Writers.” The Rumpus. November 2017. 
  • “Math Word Problems for Today’s Parents” Parents magazine. May 2017.
  • “With a flexible work schedule, working out how much child care coverage to get.” The Washington Post “On Parenting” Blog. October 2017  
  • “How to See Colorado Through an Author’s eyes.” AFAR digital. July 2016 
  • “The Writer’s Index” Brevity magazine’s blog. June 2016. 
  • “Postcard from the Suburbs.” 5280: The Denver Magazine. December 2015 issue. 
  • “This Christmas Letter Gets Rave Reviews.” The Christian Science Monitor. 2005. 
  • Various articles for the entertainment section. The Boulder Daily Camera. 1998