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.