Marianne Erhardt

Marianne Erhardt
Assistant Teaching Professor
erhardmj@wfu.edu

Marianne Erhardt joined the WFU Writing Program in 2012. She teaches first-year writing courses on the rhetorics of fashion, play, moral imagination, and friendship; as well as courses in creative writing, literary nonfiction, and short forms. She has an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Her writing appears or is forthcoming in Orion, Oxford American, Kenyon Review, River Teeth Conjunctions, storySouth, and elsewhere. She’s the recipient of the 2021 VanderMey Nonfiction Prize, a 2021-2022 NC Arts Council Fellowship, and a recent Pushcart nomination.