Friday, July 31, 2020

Erica Rivera Launches The Embaby Blog


Erica Rivera has launched The Embaby Blog, through which she aims to raise awareness about, and share her experience with, pregnancy with a donor embryo. Follow along as she journeys from baby fever to embryo transfer to baby bump to newborn and beyond! Along the way, there will be plenty of blood, sweat, and tears as Rivera grapples with the options for growing a family, gets matched with a donor embryo, overcomes pregnancy complications, gives birth in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, and gets treated for a postpartum emergency.


Find the blog at theembabyblog.com. You can also follow The Embaby Blog on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Thursday, July 30, 2020

Erica Rivera Profiles Family Tree Clinic


Erica Rivera spoke to Lindsey Hoskins and Jacki Trelawny of Family Tree Clinic about its unique approach to sex education and community engagement. Read the piece in the August 2020 issue of Women's Press or online here.

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Erica Rivera Reviews 'The Hilarious World of Depression' by John Moe


Erica Rivera reviewed The Hilarious World of Depression by radio host John Moe. Read the piece on Mandatory here.

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Erica Rivera Interviews Jessie Diggins


Erica Rivera spoke to Olympic gold medalist Jessie Diggins about her cross-country skiing career, recovery from an eating disorder, and her new memoir Brave Enough. Read the piece on City Pages here.

Monday, April 6, 2020

Erica Rivera Profiles Eat For Equity


Erica Rivera spoke to Emily Torgrimson of Eat For Equity, an organization that uses community meals to raise funds for non-profits. Read the piece in the April 2020 issue of Women's Press or online here.

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Erica Rivera Interviews Anton Treuer (Again!)


Erica Rivera spoke to prolific author and Ojibwe professor Anton Treuer about his new book, The Language Warrior's Manifesto, and the efforts of Native communities to revitalize their tribal languages. Read the piece in the March 18, 2020 print issue of City Pages or online here.

Rivera previously interviewed Treuer about The Indian Wars for Cowboys and Indians magazine as well as about controversial art at the Minnesota State Capitol for City Pages.

Monday, February 24, 2020

Erica Rivera Interviews Sister Helen Prejean


Erica Rivera interviewed Sister Helen Prejean, a Catholic nun, anti-death penalty activist, and author of the bestselling memoir Dead Man Walking. Read the piece on City Pages here.

Monday, February 3, 2020

Erica Rivera Interviews Black Fashion Week MN Founder


Erica Rivera spoke to Natalie Morrow, founder of Black Fashion Week MN, about creating a unique and inclusive platform for designers of color. Read the piece in the February 2020 issue of Women's Press or online here.

Thursday, January 2, 2020

Erica Rivera Interviews Nancy Lyons About LGBTQ+ Family Building


Erica Rivera spoke to Clockwork CEO Nancy Lyons about her son's adoption journey and the family-building challenges LGBTQ+ people face. Read the piece in the January 2020 issue of Women's Press or online here.