College of Arts and Sciences

Erika WurthErika T. Wurth


Creative Writing: fiction & narratology, poetry & poetics, non-fiction. 
B.A. in English at Fort Lewis College.
M.A. in English at University of Toledo.
Ph.D. in Creative Writing & Literature from the University of Colorado.

Erika T. Wurth’s publications include a novel, Crazy Horse’s Girlfriend, two collections of poetry and a collection of short stories, Buckskin Cocaine. Her novel You Who Enter Here is forthcoming from SUNY. A writer of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, she teaches creative writing at Western Illinois University and has been a guest writer at the Institute of American Indian Arts. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in numerous journals including Boulevard, The Writer’s Chronicle, Waxwing and The Kenyon Review. She is represented by Peter Steinberg. She is Apache/Chickasaw/Cherokee and was raised outside of Denver.