Julia Fierro
Julia Fierro's debut novel, Cutting Teeth, will be published by St. Martin’s Press in May 2014. She founded The Sackett Street Writers' Workshop in 2002, and what started as eight writers meeting in her Brooklyn kitchen has grown into a creative home for over 2000 short-story writers, novelists, memoirists and essayists. Her work has appeared, or is forthcoming, in Guernica Magazine, The Millions, Poets & Writers, Flavorwire, HTML Giant and more. She is a graduate of The Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where she was a Teaching-Writing Fellow, and has taught literature and creative writing at Hofstra University and the University of Iowa.