Julie Hecht

Julie Hecht is the author of "Do the Windows Open?", "Was This Man a Genius?: Talks with Andy Kaufman", and "The Unprofessionals". Her stories have been published in "The New Yorker" and "Harper's". She has won an O. Henry Prize and received a Guggenheim Fellowship. She lives on the east end of Long Island in winter and in Massachusetts in summer and fall. She has been writing stories since she was eight years old.