Position title: Odyssey Literacy Instructor
Erin Celello is the author of the novels Miracle Beach and Learning to Stay. Her essays have also appeared in publications such as Zocalo Public Square and Proximity Magazine. Born and raised in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, she left briefly to earn a BA in English from St. Norbert College and later returned to earn a MA in composition pedagogy and an MFA in fiction writing from Northern Michigan University. After spending the past decade as an associate professor of English/creative writing at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and as a lecturer for Drexel University’s MFA program, Erin is delighted to join the Odyssey Project.