Erin Slaughter


Erin Slaughter is editor and co-founder of literary journal The Hunger, and the author of two poetry chapbooks: GIRLFIRE (dancing girl press, 2018) and Elegy for the Body (Slash Pine Press, 2017). Her first full-length poetry collection, I Will Tell This Story to the Sun Until You Remember That You Are the Sun, is forthcoming from New Rivers Press in 2019. You can find her poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and hybrid writing in Prairie Schooner, The Rumpus, Passages North, Split Lip Magazine, F(r)iction, and elsewhere. She has been nominated for a Best of the Net Award, a Pushcart Prize, and Best New Poets. Originally from north Texas, she holds an MFA from Western Kentucky University, and is pursuing a PhD in Creative Writing at Florida State University. 

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