Erica N. Cardwell

MFA, Sarah Lawrence College. A Brooklyn, New York-based writer, critic, and educator, Cardwell's debut collection of essays, Wrong Is Not My Name, will be published by The Feminist Press in 2023. Her writing has appeared in BOMBThe Believer, Brooklyn Rail, CULTURED, Artsy, frieze, Hyperallergic, Green Mountains Review, Passages North, and other publications. In 2020, Cardwell's memoir was named as finalist for the 2020 Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize, and she received her first Pushcart nomination. She has been awarded residencies and fellowships from Queer Art, Lambda Literary, Vermont Studio Center, and Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. SLC, 2021-