Erik Fuhrer (@Erikfuhrer) is a poet, artist, collaborator, and educator. With his wife, the painter Kimberly Androlowicz, he is co-collaborator of not human enough for the census.(Vegetarian Alcoholic Press, 2019).
Erik is the author of 3 additional poetry collections, all of which leverage poetic erasure: every time you die (Alien Buddha Press), VOS (Yavanika Press), and At Root (Alien Buddha Press). He has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize, Best Microfictions, and Best of the Net.
Kim and Erik will also be collaborating on Erik's next book, a experimental expression of living with mental illness, titled in which I take myself hostage (Spuyten Duyvil, 2020).
Erik received his MFA from the University of Notre Dame, after which he worked for The University of Iowa's Center for Teaching as their assistant director. As assistant director at The University of Iowa's Center for Teaching, Erik regularly consulted with faculty and graduate students on various teaching topics, including teaching philosophies. Erik is available for individual consultations on teaching on request.
He has taught literature, writing and rhetoric, and creative writing at the University of Notre Dame, St. John's University, and The College of New Rochelle.