Julia Cannon is a teacher and writer. She received her MFA in fiction writing from Columbia University, where she was awarded an Undergraduate Writing Teaching Fellowship. She has taught writing at Columbia University, The Bridge Center, Rye Country Day School, the Odyssey School, IAMYOU, and Americorps. She also has extensive experience assisting students with their college applications. She is at work on a novel. When she is not working on her manuscript, she can be found reading, hanging with friends, and hiking in the woods!