Presenter Bios


Erica Mapp

Raised in Trinidad, Erica Mapp has written two poetry manuscripts and is currently working on a book of essays. Her visual art has been exhibited across the United States. Erica received a BFA from Cooper Union and an MA in Art Education from New York University’s School of Education. She studied poetry at Queens College, the 92nd Street Y (with Marie Ponsot), The Writer’s Voice, and in Cave Canem’s courses taught by Jacqueline La Mon and Tracy K. Smith.





Writer; Visual Artist

New York City, USA