Julie Metz is the author of 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, The Huffington Post, Dame, sheknows.com, Salon, Slice, Redbook, Glamour, Next Tribe, MrBellersneighborhood.com, and Coastal Living. 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 podcast guest on 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 is at work on Eva and Eve to be published by Atria/Simon & Schuster.
Julie lives with her family in the Hudson River Valley. She posts profiles of her neighbors at thehudsonwailer.com and you can read her posts on local development and environmental issues at imby.com.