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Julie Navickas

Best-Selling Romance Author

Finding Love, book two in the Clumsy Little Hearts trilogy released on June 13th!

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Who says you can’t find love over a plate of mushroom ravioli?

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Events

Come See Me

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About Me

Julie Navickas is a best-selling author of contemporary romance with Inkspell Publishing.

 

She is known for her keen ability to tell heart-wrenching, second-chance love stories through relatable characters with humility, humor, and heroism. Her Trading Heartbeats trilogy is the recipient of a Literary Global Book Award and three first-place wins with the BookFest in the contemporary romance category. Her debut trilogy has also earned two finalist designations with the American Writing Awards and a Clarion Award.

 

Julie is an award-winning university instructor in the School of Communication at Illinois State University and works in corporate communications at COUNTRY Financial. She has earned master’s degrees in both organizational communication and English studies, as well as a bachelor’s degree in public relations.

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Speaker

Need a keynote speaker for your upcoming event?

I have had the pleasure of speaking at a variety of events and venues. Whether it's an organization like the Central Illinois Communication Association or the Illinois Wesleyan Council for Women, I bring energy, excitement--but most of all, expertise. It would be my pleasure to speak at your upcoming event. 

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On The Blog

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Updates

Julie Navickas announces launch of Finding Love

Bloomington, ILL—Local Bloomington-Normal author Julie Navickas is hosting an author signing of Finding Love, at Bobzbay, in downtown Bloomington (419 N Main Street) from 10:00-12:00 PM on Saturday, June 15th.

I Loved You Yesterday Receives Literary Global Book Award

Bloomington, ILL—Julie Navickas is the recipient of a Literary Global Book Award for the book titled I Loved You Yesterday. The book is honored in the fiction: romance category.

Trusting Love Wins 2nd Place at the Bookfest® Awards

Bloomington, ILL—Julie Navickas is a second place recipient at The BookFest Awards Spring 2024 for the book titled Trusting Love. The book is honored in the contemporary romance category.

I Love You Today Named Finalist in the American Writing Awards

Bloomington, ILL—Julie Navickas is a finalist in the fiction-romance category at the American Writing Awards for the book titled I Love You Today.

Julie Navickas Announces Launch of Trusting Love

Bloomington, ILL—Local Bloomington-Normal author Julie Navickas is hosting a book launch party and author signing of Amazon’s Top 100 book, Trusting Love, at Bobzbay, in downtown Bloomington.

I’ll Love You Tomorrow Wins 1st Place at the BookFest® Awards

Bloomington, ILL—Julie Navickas is a first place recipient at The BookFest Awards Fall 2023 for the book titled I’ll Love You Tomorrow. The book is honored in the contemporary romance category.

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