Erin Branning

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Erin Branning is a fiction editor for TriQuarterly, Northwestern’s literary journal, where she’s published interviews with Ben Fountain and Lily King. Erin has also had work published in Manifest-Station, LitBreak, Delmarva Review and Hippocampus.

Erin holds an MFA from Northwestern University, a BA in economics from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Master of Public Policy from the University of Chicago. She lives in Chicago with her four children and is currently working on a memoir, Wanting: A Memoir of Marriage, Patriarchy, and Privilege, from which this essay is adapted. 


Cover Photo: This photograph shows the Great Wall of China, stretching over green mountains on a blue-sky, white-cloud filled day. There are many people walking on the wall, appearing as small colorful spots along the walkways.
Excerpt from ‘Wanting: A Memoir of Marriage, Patriarchy, and Privilege’

This memoir excerpt was written by Erin Branning in Megan Stielstra’s 12-Month memoir Generator

Jul 14, 2021