Julia Fierro

author, Cutting Teeth

Biography

Julia Fierro is the author of the novels Cutting Teeth (St. Martin’s Press, 2014) and the forthcoming The Gypsy Moth Summer (St. Martin’s Press, 2017). A graduate of the Iowa Writer’s Workshop, Julia founded The Sackett Street Writers’ Workshop in 2002, and it has since become a creative home to over ​3,000 NYC writers. Sackett Street was named a “Best NYC Writing Workshop” by The Village Voice, Time Out NY, and Brooklyn Magazine, and a “Best MFA-Alternative” by Poets & Writers.​ Julia’s work has been published in The Millions, Poets & Writers, Glamour, Psychology Today, and other publications, and she has been profiled in the L Magazine, Brooklyn Magazine, The Observer and The Economist. She lives in Brooklyn and Los Angeles.