Julene Tripp Weaver, a psychotherapist and writer in Seattle, has four poetry collections; Slow Now With Clear Skies (MoonPath Press, 2024); truth be bold—Serenading Life & Death in the Age of AIDS (Finishing Line Press, 2017), which won the Bisexual Book Award in 2018, four Indie Press Awards, and was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Awards; No Father Can Save Her, (Plain View Press, 2011), and a chapbook, Case Walking: An AIDS Case Manager Wails Her Blues, (Finishing Line Press, 2007).

Her poems have appeared in HEAL, Autumn Sky Poetry, The Seattle Review of Books, Poetry Super Highway, As it Ought To Be, Feels Blind, and elsewhere. Anthologies include: Poets Speaking to Poets: Echoes and Tributes, Rumors Secrets & Lies: Poems about Pregnancy, Abortion & Choice, and I Sing the Salmon Home.

She is an ‘Artivist’ in the Through Positive Eyes Project, and is writing a memoir about her life and work as a long term survivor of AIDS.  Essay publications include: The GuardianMollyhouseHags on FireThe Muse (McMaster University). She was a Jack Straw Writing Resident (2023) and has received support from the University of Washington's Helen Riaboff Whiteley Center, Centrum, Mineral School, Vashon Artists in Residence, and Hypatia-in-the-Woods.