Julia Brennan is a writer and performer from central New York. She holds an MFA in fiction from Brown University, where she won the Frances Mason Harris ’26 manuscript award. Her work has been published in Hotel Amerika, Big Big Wednesday, and Gulf Coast, among other publications. Her debut novel, Hunting Season, won the 2019 Tarpaulin Sky Book Award. Julia lives and teaches in the high desert of Albuquerque, NM.