Erika Leptich, M.F.A.

  • Associate Lecturer English
  • English Department
  • MFA, Vermont College of Fine Arts, 2012
  • EMAIL: faist@uwp.edu
Erika Leptich grew up in Oak Creek, WI and has a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, an M.A. from Mount Mary University and a M.F.A. from Vermont College of Fine Arts. She began teaching at Parkside in 2010. She lives in Wind Lake with her husband, Dean, their daughter, Quinn, and their cats, Misty and Moosh.

Teaching Interests

Erika’s teaching, writing, and research interests include creative writing, especially creative nonfiction, fiction, memoir, and writing for children and young adults, women writers, Caribbean literature, and freshman composition. Erika teaches ENGL 100, 101, 106, 112, 201, and 310 at Parkside.

Research Interests

Erika is currently at work on a memoir of her experiences and how they have formed and reformed her teaching philosophy.

Consulting Interests

ENGL 100 - FUNDAMENTALS OF ENGLISH
ENGL 101 - COMPOSITION AND READING
ENGL 106 - INTRO TO CREATIVE WRITING
ENGL 112 - WOMEN IN LITERATURE
ENGL 201 - ADVANCED COMPOSITION
ENGL 310 - ADVANCED EXPOSITORY WRITING
WGSS 112 - WOMEN IN LITERATURE