Erica Berry

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Erica Berry is a writer and teacher from Portland, Oregon, with essays in The Yale Review, The New York Times Magazine, The Guardian, Gulf Coast, and other publications. Her first book, CRY WOLF, is forthcoming from Macmillan in early 2023.


Cover Photo: Hands at a pottery wheel, throwing a draft out of clay
How Pottery Taught Me to Love Writing First Drafts

I reveled in the circularity of pottery: All mass—all creative matter—was conserved.

Dec 07, 2021