Helen Wan

Sackett Street Writers’ Workshop: BookCourt Series

Sackett Street Writers’ Workshop: BookCourt Series

National Novel Writing Month will fly by in a flurry of keystrokes, as writers around the country look to beat the clock on finishing a masterwork within November’s 30 days. Julia Fierro has played a part in getting NYC’s aspiring novelists ready for such an undertaking, as founder of The Sackett Street Writers’ Workshop. Her own first novel, Cutting Teeth, debuted this May. This past weekend, Fierro worked with St. Martin’s Press to bring four other new novelists to BookCourt in Brooklyn to read from their debuts. And all adhered to variations of that old advice: “Write what you know.”

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