Erika L. Sánchez (Chicago, Illinois) is a poet, journalist, and consultant living in Chicago. A winner of the 2013 “Discovery”/Boston Review Prize, she has received scholarships from the Fulbright Program and Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. Most recently she was awarded the Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation. Her poetry has appeared in Boston Review, diode, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Hunger Mountain, Pleiades, Poetry, “Latino USA” on NPR, and the anthology Please Excuse This Poem: 100 New Poems for the Next Generation (2015). Her nonfiction has been published in Al Jazeera, Cosmopolitan, The Guardian, NBC News, Rolling Stone, Salon, and many others. (Attended Aspen Institute Latinos and Society Charlotte, NC Journalism Learning Tour)
Erika L. Sánchez
2015 Ricardo Salinas Scholar, Ricardo Salinas Scholarship
Erika L. Sánchez (Chicago, Illinois) is a poet, journalist, and consultant living in Chicago.