Mieke Eerkens

Mieke Eerkens grew up divided between the mountains of California and the canals of The Netherlands. She is a graduate of the University of Iowa’s MFA program in Nonfiction Writing and her work has appeared in publications such as The AtlanticThe SunBest Travel Writing 2011, the Norton anthology Fakes: An Anthology of Pseudo-Interviews, Faux-Lectures, Quasi-Letters, "Found" Texts, and Other Fraudulent ArtifactsThe Rumpus, and Creative Nonfiction magazine. She currently teaches Creative Writing to undergraduates at the University of Iowa.