Erica Watson is an essayist living on the boundary of Denali National Park, Alaska, on ancestral and traditional Ahtna lands.

She earned her MFA in creative nonfiction at the University of Alaska Anchorage in 2014, where she received the Jason Wenger Memorial Writing Award, and her BA in creative writing, Spanish, and women’s studies from the University of Arizona in 2007. She was named a 2016 Fishtrap Fellow  at Summer Fishtrap in Wallowa County, Oregon. Her writing focuses on community, climate change, landscape, language, and human interactions with natural and built environments, and has appeared in several print and online publications in recent years. She works remotely for a Fairbanks-based nonprofit, and spends her free time hiking, skiing, knitting, gardening, and embracing the seasonal cycles of a rapidly changing world. 

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Email: erica.robin.watson (at) gmail.com

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