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Erica Rivera
Attended Macalester College
Lives in Minneapolis, MN
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The appeal of forbidden fruit is undeniable and the temptation to lure an attached person away from their (seemingly) dull and apathetic relationship can be fierce. But proceed with caution, becaus...
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My new novel COME AGAIN is now available from Thought Catalog Books. You know you want it: http://thoughtcatalog.com/book/come-again/
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Tim Slagle jokes most often about politics but he has some seriously good things to say about depression and Robin Williams' suicide in my Q&A with the comedian for Vita.mn: http://www.vita.mn/arts/273077701.html
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Yes, Henry Phillips does stand-up. But he's funniest as a faux food vlogger. My Q&A with him here: http://www.vita.mn/arts/270364451.html
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Jenny Lewis on grief, sexism, and that fabulous rainbow suit in my interview with her for this week's Vita.mn: http://www.vita.mn/music/269294221.html
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I spoke to St. Paul and the Broken Bones' Paul Janeway about his path from a preacher-in-training to frontman of a soul band for Vita.mn: http://www.vita.mn/music/269293951.html
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So I'm back on the (meat) market...and writing about it for Thought Catalog:
http://thoughtcatalog.com/erica-rivera/2015/02/my-husband-wants-me-to-sleep-with-other-men/
  Last week, my husband came home and told me he'd been thinking about letting me sleep with other men. No, not just thinking, fantasizing about it. This wasn't a complete surprise—during the ...
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"Bad Feminist" by Roxane Gay is a badass book. Why you should be reading it:
http://www.ericarivera.net/2014/10/bad-feminist-is-badass-book.html
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Lena Dunham had an opportunity most women writers will never get and she squandered it on "Not That Kind of Girl"
http://www.ericarivera.net/2014/10/not-that-kind-of-girl-indeed.html
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How Lili Hall built Knock Inc.--and rebuilt it following a fire--in the August issue of Minnesota Business magazine: http://minnesotabusiness.com/knock-effect
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How Minnesotan moms are modernizing nurseries in this piece I wrote for the front page of the Sunday Homes section of the Star Tribune: 
http://www.startribune.com/lifestyle/homegarden/268627942.html
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Minneapolis, MN
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  • Macalester College
    Psychology & Spanish, 1999 - 2001
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