Erika Krouse

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Erika
Krouse, MA
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Erika Krouse's fiction has been published in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Esquire.com, Ploughshares, One Story, The Kenyon Review, Glimmer Train, Story, Boulevard, Crazyhorse, Shenandoah, and she has work forthcoming at Granta.com, The Iowa Review and Alaska Quarterly Review. Her short fiction has been shortlisted for Best American Short Stories and the Pushcart Prize. Her novel, Contenders (Rare Bird Books), was a finalist for the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award, and appears in German with Aufbau-Verlag. Her short story collection, Come Up and See Me Sometime (Scribner), won the Paterson Fiction Award, was a New York Times Notable Book of the year, and is translated into six languages. Erika received her MA from CU Boulder, where she also taught creative writing. She has taught at Lighthouse since 2008, mentors for the Book Project, works part time as a PI, and is a recipient of the 2014-15 Amtrak Residency and the 2014 Beacon Award. Erika has written everything from book reviews for The New York Times to horoscopes for Glamour. The only thing she doesn't like writing is her bio.

Erika Krouse, MA's Published Work