for reproduction from an unlocated painting
by Jacob Lawrence
Erika Hodges is a gender expansive poet and performance artist living and breathing somewhere between Brooklyn and Boulder. They are a graduate of Naropa University and an MFA candidate at Pratt Institute. Their work can be found at Flag + Void, CALYX, The Adirondack Review, & The Poetry Project among others. They are a 2021 Can Serrat residency fellow as well as a Brooklyn Poets Fellow. Erika works as a poet's assistant, editor, and archivist. They will be pursuing their JD next fall, where they hope to continue the work of shaping language that can move us toward liberation.