Writing & Interviews

May 2018
September 2017
July 2017
June 2017
February 2017
January 2017
  • “Owning This,” an essay, published in the anthology SCRATCH: Writers, Money, and the Art of Making A Living edited by Manjula Martin, Jan 2017
November 2016
October 2016
  • Writers on Writing,” Julia Fierro interviewed by Gabriel Packard for The Writer, Oct 2016
May 2016

December 2015

November 2015

September 2015
  • “Capelli Lunghi” (an essay) published in the anthology, “Me, My Hair and I: 27 Women Untangle an Obsession,” edited by Elizabeth Benedict and published by Algonquin Books, Sept 2015

February 2015

September 2014
May 2014

April 2014
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March 2014

Feb 2014

Dec 2013

My responses on a variety of novel-writing topics, including how “not writing” can turn out be a good thing; confessions of my many one-night-stands with novels; writing while working; writing while parenting; self-loathing; motivation; sharing your work, and the ways I tricked myself into not giving up in the 10+ years it took me to reach publication.

Nov 2013

It’s an honor to be included in this thought-provoking article on sexism in the literary world along with four seriously brilliant writers (who also have a great sense of humor), Roxane Gay, Adelle Waldman, Lydia Millet & Ayelet Waldman.

Sept 2013

July 2013

May 2013

March 2013

Feb 2013

  • ‘Dark’ and ‘Funny’ Novel Explores Lives of Cobble Hill Parents–Cutting Teeth featured in article on DNAInfo.com

Dec 2012

  • Inventory, an excerpt from my novel, Cutting Teeth (St. Martin’s Press, 2014), was included in Guernica Magazine‘s end-of-days issue, which ran the week of 12/21/12.

Nov 2012

  • My personal essay, Salvaged, about the recovery of my parents’ home after it was nearly devastated by hurricane Sandy, was publishedin Underwater New York.