Author: Erica Van Buren

Erica Van Buren is a Freelance Writer with published work in the St. Louis American, Riverfront Times, Independent News, Current News, Independent News and Community News. As a Multimedia Journalist with the St. Joseph News Press a Fox 26 KNPN and NBC 21 KNPG affiliate, she covered the Family, Food and Home & Garden section as well as Josephine magazine. She has experience with shooting and editing video footage and stills. Erica Van Buren enjoys spending time at the beach, collecting seashells, traveling, visiting museums and reading African American literature and black history.
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Zora! Festival Invites Poet, Sonia Sanchez And Cultural Commentator, David Banner

“The festival has an appeal, generally across any number of demographics,” says N.Y. Nathiri, executive director of the Association to Preserve The Eatonville Community Inc. “We’ve prided ourselves over the years in providing programming for the young, the functional illiterate and the post doctoral professor. There’s literally something for everybody.”