Dr. Erika Wurth

Illinois, United States

Member Since: 10/01/2012

Erika T. Wurth is the author of the novel Crazy Horse's Girlfriend and the collection of poetry, Indian Trains. She is an associate professor of 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. She is Apache/Chickasaw/Cherokee and was raised outside of Denver

Website: http://www.erikatwurth.com/

Twitter Username: @etwurth


  • Crazy Horse's Girlfriend & Indian Trains , Curbside Splendor & West End (October 2014)


  • Professor of Creative Writing at Western Illinois University (August 2005 - )


  • Doctoral Degree in Creative Writing/Literature from University of Colorado (May 2005)

Genres of Interest

Fiction, Poetry