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Julian Riccobon

Managing Director


Julian Riccobon (he/him) is a writer, editor, and artist of Italian/Panamanian descent, and the Managing Director of Polyphony Lit, an international literary magazine for teen writers and editors. His work has been published in The Acentos Review, Rumble Fish Quarterly, and F(r)iction Lit, among other places, and his favorite genres to write are contemporary fiction, magical realism, and historical fiction. He is currently drafting a magical realism novel about a bunch of loco neighbors who live together in a rowhouse in San Diego.

Julian hails from Pittsburgh, PA, where he graduated with the class of 2018 from PA Virtual Charter School. During high school, he served as student leader for the writing club, and at graduation, he was awarded the English Department Award of Excellence. Although he joined Polyphony Lit as a First Reader late in his senior year, Julian was thrilled by Polyphony Lit’s editing community and decided to continue editing. In 2019, he volunteered as an Executive Editor and in 2020, he began working as a Teaching Assistant for Polyphony Lit's editorial training courses. Julian has experience working along every step of the editorial pipeline, and has performed extensive user-interface testing for Polyphony in Submittable. Now, he coordinates and oversees all of the editors on the staff.

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Twitter: @JRiccobon

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