Juliet Cutler is a writer, an educator, and a designer of award-winning exhibits for museums, parks, and cultural centers throughout the world. Her teaching career began in Tanzania in 1999, and since that time she has been an activist for girls’ education worldwide.
Cutler’s literary and professional publications now number more than two dozen, and she has taught writing in many settings including as adjunct faculty for the College of St. Scholastica in Minnesota. Her first book, Among the Maasai, won the 2019 Living Now Book Award (bronze medal for inspirational memoir by a woman), is a finalist for the 2020 Sarton Women’s Book Award and the 2020 Independent Book Publishers Association’s Benjamin Franklin Award (best new voice in nonfiction), and is a semi-finalist for the 2020 Chanticleer Journey Book Award for Narrative Nonfiction.
In 2009, she was selected by Orion Magazine to participate in their annual writing workshop, and in 2013, she participated in a writer’s residency at La Muse in Labastide-Esparbairenque, France. In 2019, The Serenbe Institute for Art, Culture, and the Environment honored Cutler as a Serenbe Fellow—a distinction given to nationally recognized thought leaders, scholars, and artists.
Cutler holds an MA in English from Colorado State University and a BS in education from the University of North Dakota. She currently lives near Atlanta.