Thoughts: Genre vs Literary – Julia Fierro

May 15, 2014

Julia Fierro’s wonderful debut novel, Cutting Teeth, published this week to rave reviews. Fierro also founded The Sackett Street Writers’ Workshop and has guided over 2000 writers in their literary pursuits. Simply put, girl knows her stuff. She shared this recently while discussing some of her deepest insecurities as a writer. It was so fitting in our discussion of genre vs literary this week, I asked her if we could share it here. Enjoy these wonderful words:

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