Erica Trabold is a writer of family and memory. She is at work on a collection of essays that populate the Midwestern landscape with prairie flowers, young girls, and an investigation of friendship and motherhood. Her essays have been selected for publication in places like: Passages North, South Dakota Review, Essay Daily, Proximity, Seneca Review, The Rumpus, and The Collagist.


Erica lives in Oregon, where she graduated with an MFA from Oregon State University and served as the nonfiction editor of 45th Parallel Magazine. She writes for the Pleiades Book Review and was a 2016 artist-in-residence at the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts.