Yerra will be on a panel at AWP 2019 which will take place in Portland, Oregon:
“Holocaust Poetics: Writing the Traumatized Past and Present.” The other panelists are Jehanne Dubrow, Julia Dasbach, Luisa Muradyan, and Jason Schneiderman.
Yerra was awarded the position of Visiting Assistant Professor in the English Department at the University of Toledo. She begins Fall 2018.
In March 2018, Yerra will be featured as one of Image‘s “Artists of the Month.”
Two of Yerra’s poems were nominated for a Pushcart Prize by AGNI.
Some of her poems have recently appeared in AGNI, The Mississippi Review, The Bellevue Review, Still Life with Poem: Contemporary Natures Mortes in Verse, and in Copper Nickel.
Other poems are forthcoming in Crab Orchard Review and Image.
In June 2018, Yerra was featured as “Artist of the Month” by Image Magazine: https://imagejournal.org/artist/yerra-sugarman/