Erica Martin was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee. She enjoys making a difference in the world through political activism, reading, and writing. When she’s not reading and writing, you can find her editing, baking pies, or re-watching “The Vampire Diaries” for the millionth time.

Her nonfiction poetry collection, AND WE RISE: THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT IN POEMS, is forthcoming from Viking Books for Young Readers February 1, 2022.

She is represented by Rena Rossner of The Deborah Harris Agency.

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