Julie Sarkissian

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Julie Sarkissian is a graduate of Princeton University, where she won the Francis Leon Paige Award for creative writing, and holds an MFA in Creative Writing from The New School. She lives in New York City.

Photograph by Mad Art Studio

Books by this Author

Dear Lucy


Julie Sarkissian introduces DEAR LUCY

An enchanting narrator propels this suspenseful, poignant debut for fans of Room and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time.

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?


Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Teaching fiction writing at Sackett Street Writing Program

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Reading on the beach in Montauk

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Humbert Humbert from Lolita

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. Suzanne by Leonard Cohen, Ain't Got No by Nina Simone, Astral Weeks by Van Morrison, All Over Now Baby Blue by Them, As Long As I Can See The Light by CCR