Erica Wright - Writer

Erica Wright

Erica Wright's new novel Famous in Cedarville (Polis) will be released this fall. Her debut The Red Chameleon (Pegasus) was one of O, The Oprah Magazine's Best Books of Summer 2014. She is also the author of the poetry collections Instructions for Killing the Jackal (Black Lawrence) and All the Bayou Stories End with Drowned (Black Lawrence). She is the poetry editor and a senior editor at Guernica Magazine as well as a former editorial board member for Alice James Books. She grew up in Wartrace, TN and now lives in Washington, DC with her husband and their dog Penny.