Erika T. Wurth’s published works include a novel, “Crazy Horse’s Girlfriend”, two collections of poetry, “Indian Trains” and “One Thousand Horses Out to Sea”, and a collection of short stories, “Buckskin Cocaine”. A writer of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry, she teaches creative writing at Western Illinois University. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in numerous journals including Boulevard, Drunken Boat, The Writer’s Chronicle, Waxwing and South Dakota Review and she is a regular contributor to ROAR. She is Apache/Chickasaw/Cherokee.