Fall 2020 Semester
Office: Keiper 312
Zoom meetings by appointment only
Education & Bio
A.B., University of Michigan, Creative Writing and Literature
M.F.A., Naropa University, Writing & Poetics
Ph.D., University of Denver, English
Erik joined the F&M faculty in 2012, and from 2014-2019 he directed the annual Emerging Writers Festival. He specializes in creative nonfiction, with an emphasis on the literary essay, science writing, and hybrid/experimental forms. His current writing projects address topics as various as whiteness, pop music, and kinesthesia.
3:AM Magazine, American Letters & Commentary, The American Scholar, Bending Genre, Bombay Gin, The Collagist, Denver Quarterly, Entropy, Essay Daily, Hayden's Ferry Review, Jacket, The Kenyon Review, The Laurel Review, Lit Hub, The Los Angeles Review of Books, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, Necessary Fiction, Pilot Light, The Poetry Project Newsletter, Poor Claudia, Puerto Del Sol, Rain Taxi Review of Books, The Recluse, The Rupture, Salon, Seneca Review, Sleeping Fish, Something on Paper, Tammy, Terminus, Terrain.org, Territory, Trickhouse, Unstuck, Versal, West Branch, Western Humanities Review, Witness, and Zone 3, among others.
CNX152: Lost in Space
ENG225 Introduction to Creative Writing (Fall 2019)
ENG272 Getting Personal: The Lyric Essay
ENG258 / ENV258/ STS258 Science Writing: Fact & Fiction (Fall 2019)
ENG384 Writing Nonfiction (Fall 2019, Spring 2020)
ENG480 Advanced Creative Writing Workshop (Spring 2020)