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Poet, Writer, and Feminist: Erika L. Sanchez

Thu, Nov 01, 2012, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: LIBRARY BOARD ROOM
 
The Literature, Language, and Humanities Department invites the entire Marymount community for an evening with Erika L. Sánchez. Erika is  a poet, feminist, and freelance writer for Cosmopolitan for Latinas, The Huffington Post, and NBC Latino
 
She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She was the recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship to Madrid, Spain, and holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of New Mexico. Her poetry has appeared  or is forthcoming in Pleiades, Drunken Boat, Witness, Anti-, Rhino, Hunger Mountain, Crab Orchard Review, Hayden's Ferry Review, Copper Nickel, Southeast Review, and others. She has written book reviews for Kirkus Reviews and her nonfiction has been published in Jezebel and Ms. Magazine.
 
She has appeared on American Public Media, the Jack Gravely Radio Show, and Huffington Post Live. Erika currently lives in Chicago, but has also lived in Spain and the Dominican Republic. 
 
Erika is working on her memoir and a poetry manuscript.