Julia Drake


Julia Drake is the debut author of THE LAST TRUE POETS OF THE SEA, a BEA Buzz Pick out from Disney in October 2019. She received her MFA in fiction from Columbia University, and her short fiction has appeared in McSweeney's Internet Tendency and The Gettysburg Review. She lives in San Francisco with her partner and their rescue rabbit, Ned.





what others are saying

"This contemporary romance has relatable characters on journeys of self-discovery and healing. A must-buy for all YA collections"

School Library Journal, Starred Review

"Violet emerges as a genuine, sympathetic protagonist struggling to create something new from the wreckage of her life."

Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

"A warm, wise, strange meditation on developing the strength to be vulnerable."

Kirkus, Starred Review



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