Julia Drake grew up outside Philadelphia. As a teenager, she played some of Shakespeare’s best heroines in her high school theater program and their stories would stay with her forever. She received her BA in Spanish from Williams College, and her MFA in creative writing from Columbia University, where she also taught writing to first-year students. She currently works as a book coach for aspiring writers and teaches creative writing classes for Writopia Lab, a nonprofit that fosters love of writing in young adults. She lives in San Francisco with her partner and their rescue rabbit, Ned.
Welcome to this week’s edition of Friday Reads! Today I am sharing a few quotes from The Last True Poets of the Sea by Julia Drake. I have just started reading this Twelfth Night retelling and I am really enjoying it so far. Continue reading →