Erica Mena

Erica Mena
Visiting Lecturer in Literary Arts
Office Location: Room 303 - 68.5 Brown St.
Phone: (401) 863-3280
erica_menalandry@brown.edu

 

 

Spring 2018 Course

LITR 1231C, Sec. 1 – Experimental Poets of Color

Erica Mena is a poet, translator, and book artist. She holds an MFA in poetry from Brown University, and an MFA in literary translation from the University of Iowa. Her book Featherbone (Ricochet Editions, 2015) won a 2016 Hoffer First Horizons Award. Her translation of the Argentine graphic novel The Eternaut by H.G. Oesterheld and F. Solano Lopez (Fantagraphics, 2015) won a 2016 Eisner Award. She is the editor in chief of Drunken Boat, and the founding editor of Anomalous Press. Puerto Rican by descent, she was born and raised in Boston, and now lives between Providence, RI and San Francisco, CA with three cats, one husband, and a growing collection of imaginary beings. You can find her online at www.acyborgkitty.com.