Erica Miriam Fabri
Verse for the Stage, Evolution of the Spoken Word, Performing Poetry - Performing Arts General
Erica Miriam Fabri is a writer, performer and photographer, as well as a graduate of The American Academy of Dramatic Arts. She received her MFA in Poetry from The New School. She is the author of Dialect of a Skirt, a collection of poetry published by Hanging Loose Press (2010) and The Creatively College Bound Reader, a textbook for the hip-hop, performance poetry and essay-writing curriculum she created (Urban Word NYC books, 2008). She recently wrote, directed and starred in the short film, The Baxter Street Blues (NYC Independent Film Festival). Her work has been published in numerous literary journals and magazines including New York Quarterly, Texas Review, The Spoon River Poetry Review, Hanging Loose Magazine, Good Foot Magazine, Paper Street and more. She has also been included in numerous anthologies, most recently, CHORUS, by MTV books. She has facilitated workshops and seminars at: Cooper Union School of the Arts, New York University, Columbia University, Rutgers University, Penn State University, The Brooklyn Public Library, Poet’s House, Urban Word NYC, The Fortune Society, The Robin Hood Foundation, and the PEN Prison Writing Program. She has worked on projects as a writer, editor and performance director for The New York Knicks, HBO and Nickelodeon Television. She has been awarded a writer’s residency at the Omega Institute and has been a featured poet and performer for numerous art festivals and numerous outreach programs including drug rehabilitation centers, prisons and hospitals.