Born in New York City, Erica-Lynn Huberty is an honors graduate of New York University, and earned her Masters Degree in writing, literature and fine art at Bennington College. She also attended the Bennington Writers Workshop under poet Liam Rector.
She is the writer of the most read essay in the New York Times, "The Wrong Dog," and presently is an award-winning columnist for Edible East End, and has for many years been a women's health advocate through her writing. From 1996-2001, she was a senior feature writer and art critic for The Southampton Press, and an art critic and writer for Sculpture Magazine. Her work has also been anthologized in Garrison Keillor’s Good Poems, and Conversations On Sculpture (Oakland Museum of California, 2007), and published in Camillia Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and Pulse, among many other publications.
She is the author of Dog Boy and Other Harrowing Tales (Rising Star, 2010), which was shortlisted for the Eric Hoffer Award for fiction and Watchwork, a novella created especially to raise money for Habitat For Humanity. Her novel The Crewel Wing is forthcoming.
She is also a fine artist, exhibiting widely. She lives with her family on Eastern Long Island.