Erasmo is a freelance journalist and regular contributor to the New York Daily News, where he writes about issues and happenings in the Latino community. His personal essays have appeared in The New York Times, Texas Monthly, The Texas Observer, and a number of anthologies, including “Hecho en Tejas” edited by Dagoberto Gilb, “Fifteen Candles” edited by Adriana Lopez, and “New Worlds: Young Latino Writers” edited by Ilan Stavans. Guerra has received writing fellowships from the Vermont Studio Center, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. He is a member of the Macondo Writers’ Workshop. Born and raised in the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas, Guerra currently lives and works in New York City.