Erica Buddington, formerly “Rivaflowz”, is an author and arts educator based in Brooklyn, New York. Buddington writes fiction and memoir that elaborates the experience of the millennial woman of color. She’s written/published four books: (Intention, Boroughs Apart, Of Micah and Men, and F-Boy Literature). She’s an HBO Def Poet, poetry slam champion, and content & arts education strategist for bloggers/writers/
Buddington is a career educator. She left her post as Director of TRUCE Media and Arts at Harlem Children’s Zone to design and found a company that designs equitable and culturally relevant curriculum, with an emphasis on literacy, for children of color.
You can find Erica on the cusp of Brooklyn’s gentrification, in a quaint home office, spilling over with journals. She’s working on her fifth book.