Erika Walsh

Poet

Author's Bio

I am a poet, writer, creative writing instructor, and co-founder and editor of A VELVET GIANT, an online genreless literary journal. My work explores themes related to the body and what it remembers, as well as what it recreates and re-remembers in order to survive and transform.

I live in NY, NY, where I work for two nonprofits, teaching creative writing workshops to 5-10 year olds and instructing an after-school newspaper club for high school students. I also work as a Development & Marketing intern at Poets & Writers. My work has been published in numerous literary journals, most recently Voicemail Poems, as well as Hotel Amerika, Tinderbox Poetry Journal, Hobart, Peach Mag, Dream Pop, and elsewhere. I was selected as a semi-finalist in the 2017 Button Poetry Chapbook Contest and my work has been nominated for a Pushcart.

Publications & Prizes

Journals:
Hobart
,
Hotel Amerika
,
Juked
,
Occulum
,
Peach Mag
,
Tinderbox Poetry Journal

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Feminist, LGBTQ
Prefers to work with: 
Any, At Risk Youth, Children, LGBTQ, Incarcerated individuals, Teenagers
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
NY
New York
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Last update: Apr 08, 2019