Cover Photo: Gabrielle Sierra
Gabrielle Sierra

Comfort Food

I moved to Brooklyn to eat at a restaurant.


I wanted the owner and his wife to be millionaires.

Monika Woods is a writer and literary agent at Curtis Brown, Ltd. She is a graduate of the Columbia Publishing Course and has worked at Trident Media Group and InkWell Management, where she worked closely with leading voices in contemporary literature. Her interests include literary and commercial fiction and compelling non-fiction in food, popular culture, journalism, science, and current affairs. She lives in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, with her husband, son, and two cats.