Julia Fierro is the author of the novels The Gypsy Moth Summer and Cutting Teeth. Her work has been published in The Millions, Poets & Writers, Buzzfeed, Glamour, and other publications, and she has been profiled in the Observer and the Economist. A graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, Julia founded The Sackett Street Writers' Workshop in 2002, a creative home to more than 3,500 writers in NYC, Los Angeles, and online. SSWW was named "Best Writing Classes" by the Village Voice, Time Out NY, and "Best MFA-Alternative" by Poets & Writers. Julia lives in Brooklyn and Los Angeles.