Julie Metz is the author of the newly released memoir Eva and Eve and the New York Times bestselling memoir Perfection, a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Selection. She has written on a wide range of women’s issues for publications including: The New York Times, Salon, Dame, Tablet, Catapult, Glamour, Next Tribe, Slice, and MrBellersneighborhood.com. Her essays have appeared in the anthologies The Moment, edited by Larry Smith, creator of “Six-Word Memoirs,” and The House That Made Me, edited by Grant Jarrett.
Julie has been a guest on podcasts including: Moms Don’t Have Time to Read Books with host Zibby Owens, QWERTY with host Marion Roach, Dear Sugar Radio, co-hosted by Cheryl Strayed and Steve Almond; Women of the Hour, hosted by director/actress/author Lena Dunham; BBC Radio’s show The Why Factor on the subject of Truth; and You Turns, co-hosted by Jill Herzig and Lisa Oz.
Julie is a fellow of The Yaddo Corporation, The MacDowell Colony, The Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and The Vermont Studio Center. She is also the winner of a Literary Death Match, the international competitive reading series founded by Adrian Zuniga (she brought a sword).
Julie lives with her family in the Hudson River Valley.