Julia Creet is Professor of English at York University in Toronto. She teaches memory studies, literary nonfiction and satire. She is the author of The Genealogical Sublime, a book about the history of genealogy databases (U. Mass, 2020), and co-editor of (with Andreas Kitzmann) of Memory and Migration—multidisciplinary approaches to memory studies (University of Toronto Press 2011, paper 2014) and (with Sara Horowitz and Amira Dan) of H.G. Adler: Life, Literature, Legacy (Northwestern UP, 2016), winner of the Jewish Thought and Culture Award from the Canadian Jewish Literary Awards. She is also the director and producer of “MUM: A Story of Silence” (38 min 2008), a documentary about a Holocaust survivor who tried to forget and “Data Mining the Deceased” (56 mins 2016, HD), a documentary about the industry of family history. Her nonfiction writing has appeared in The Conversation, The National Post, Reader’s Digest, Exile, Toronto Life, Border/Lines and West Coast Line.