Erin Roux is a sophomore at DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois, working toward her Creative Writing degree. When she isn’t working or worrying, she is writing and editing for various online and print publications including the Crook and Folly literary magazine, DePaul’s Honorable Mentions Newsletter, and The Underground, DePaul’s English program website. Erin has recently been published in Sigma Tau Delta’s The Rectangle and is going to perform an original piece in DePaul’s 2017 Vagina Monologues. Erin is a fighter.
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Flash Fiction Contest
On May 1st, we announced the winners of our Flash Fiction Contest: Thomas Garcia (1st), Rick Krizman (2nd), and Rios de la Luz (3rd). Read more.
The James Baldwin Literature Prize
It is with great pleasure that we announce the winner of The James Baldwin Literature Prize of $1,000 to Hafsa Musa. Read more.