Originally from California Kenner grew up in Texas and received a her bachelors degree in radio-television-film from the University of Texas at Austin and later attended law school at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. After practicing law in Los Angeles, California she quit and moved to Austin, Texas and continued practicing. For five years Kenner practiced law and wrote novels, in 2004 she gave up practicing law to become a full time writer and mother.
She has written a number of books, including the four-part Aphrodite series, and her 2005 novel Carpe Demon. The movie rights for Carpe Demon have been optioned by 1492 Pictures and Warner Brothers in a multi-book deal.
Kenner has also won a number of awards. She was certified as a USA Today bestselling author and won the Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Award for Best Contemporary Paranormal Fiction for her book Aphrodite's Kiss, received two PEARL Award honorable mentions, including Best New Author, and her book The Cat's Fancy won the Venus Award for Best Paranormal Fiction of the Year, the Romance Journal's Francis Award, and was a Sapphire Award Finalist.
Kenner has also had her works appear in a number of anthologies.
WB seizes Kenner's 'Demon'.(Warner Bros. Pictures selects Julie Kenner's upcoming novel 'Carpe Demon: Adventures of a Demon-Hunting Soccer Mom')(Brief Article)
Feb 22, 2005; HOLLYWOOD -- Warner Bros. Pictures has optioned Julie Kenner's upcoming novel, "Carpe Demon: Adventures of a Demon-Hunting Soccer...