BY niesha sharay
on Sep 21, 2011
Erika Lopez, a writer and performance artist who has been featured in the pages of BUST, is in N.Y.C. with a new performance project, The Welfare Queen. Adapted from her memoir, The Girl Must Die, the new work chronicles Lopez’s descent from a Simon and Schuster-published author to a welfare and food stamp recipient, all in the matter of a few years.
In 1998, Simon and Schuster published Lopez’s illustrated novel Flaming Iguanas. After breaking ... Read More