Julieta Vitullo

Julieta Vitullo

Julieta is a Seattle-based writer born and raised in Argentina. She holds an MA in English and a PhD in Spanish, both from Rutgers University. She is the author of the book Islas imaginadas. La guerra de Malvinas en la literatura y el cine argentinos (Imaginary Islands: The Malvinas/Falklands War in Argentine Literature and Film), 2012. She is also the protagonist and co-script writer of the award winning...
Julieta is a Seattle-based writer born and raised in Argentina. She holds an MA in English and a PhD in Spanish, both from Rutgers University. She is the author of the book Islas imaginadas. La guerra de Malvinas en la literatura y el cine argentinos (Imaginary Islands: The Malvinas/Falklands War in Argentine Literature and Film), 2012. She is also the protagonist and co-script writer of the award winning documentary film La forma exacta de las islas (The Exact Shape of the Islands). Her articles on literature and culture have appeared in books (Greenwood, Salem, University of Pittsburgh Press), as well as in academic journals (Hispamérica, Kamchatka, Intertexts). Her first creative nonfiction piece in English--about her experiences in the aftermath of 9/11 as a graduate student just arrived in the country--was published in the Irish Arts and Literature magazine Into The Void. As a member of Parley, a Seattle playwrights' group, she took her first full-length play, ABOUT MARILYN, to the stage in October of 2017. Her short play TAX DATE was a semifinalist in the 2018 ONSTAGE Festival. Her second full length, IGUAZÚ will have a workshop in Seattle in April of 2018.

Plays

  • Iguazu
    One location has haunted Nora since she was six: Her visits to the Iguazú Falls have come to symbolize everything she’s gained and lost since she left her home country to be a geology professor in the States. Engaged to an American-born academic, orphaned by her family and by language itself, Nora struggles to master lucid dreaming in order to navigate the turbulent waters of a recent trauma. Now, with the...
    One location has haunted Nora since she was six: Her visits to the Iguazú Falls have come to symbolize everything she’s gained and lost since she left her home country to be a geology professor in the States. Engaged to an American-born academic, orphaned by her family and by language itself, Nora struggles to master lucid dreaming in order to navigate the turbulent waters of a recent trauma. Now, with the help of a serpent parrot god, Nora must walk the blurry line between reality and dream, land and abyss, history and myth to find home again.
  • About Marilyn
    It's the early eighties in a New Jersey suburb and Marilyn, a nineteen-year old woman in a wheelchair, lives quietly with big dreams. While her domineering brothers feud over the family inheritance, Marilyn gambles on an impossible way out.
    Will her rare imagination be her strength as she tries to change her destiny?
  • Admissions
    A young man finds himself in an unknown place after fighting with his girlfriend.
  • Tax Date
    A kitchen a night. A husband and a wife work tirelessly on their taxes a few days before the due date. This play explores what happens to love when a couple must face extreme circumstances—and no, it's not about the taxes.