Author | The Gypsy Moth Summer
Julia Fierro is the author of the novels The Gypsy Moth Summer and Cutting Teeth. Her work has been published in The New York Times, Poets & Writers, Buzzfeed, Glamour, The Millions,
and other publications, and she has been profiled in Brooklyn Magazine, the L Magazine, The Observer and The Economist.
A graduate of the Iowa Writer’s Workshop, she founded The Sackett Street Writers’ Workshop in 2002, which has grown into a creative home to 4,000 writers in NYC, Los Angeles, and Online. SSWW was named “Best Writing Classes” by The Village Voice, Time Out New York, and “Best MFA-Alternative” by Poets & Writers.
Manjula Martin leads a discussion inspired by her recent anthology, Scratch: Writers, Money, and the Art of Making a Living. Art and commerce are often pitted against one another, but the reality is much more complicated. Writers need to make money to live, yet they are often asked to sacrifice payment for their work, particularly […]