Erika Luckert

Erika Luckert is a poet, writer, and educator. Her work has appeared in Denver Quarterly, Indiana Review, CALYX, Room Magazine, Tampa Review, F(r)iction, Atticus Review, Boston Review, and elsewhere. A graduate of Columbia University’s MFA in Poetry, Erika has taught creative and critical writing at public schools and colleges across New York City. In 2017, she was awarded the 92Y Discovery Poetry Prize. Originally from Edmonton, Canada, Erika is currently a PhD student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

For Louise Bourgeois

In Charlotte’s Web, a pig watches as a matriarch wraps five hundred children in silk. In your gallery, each infant has grown into its power legs in bronze and steel spread across the room. We’ve been taught not to invite …

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