About Erinn Batykefer
Erinn Batykefer is a Co-founder & Managing Editor for the Library as Incubator Project. Erinn earned her MFA in Writing from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2007 and her Master of Library and Information Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2012; she currently works at Madison Public Library. Her first poetry collection, Allegheny, Monongahela (Red Hen Press 2009) won the Benjamin Saltman Poetry Prize and the poem “Pittsburgh as Self-Portrait” was featured on the Pennsylvania Center for the Book’s Public Poetry Project broadsides, which were displayed in coffee shops, libraries, and public transit around the state. Erinn focused on public librarianship during her MLIS and is particularly interested in ebooks and electronic access, social media marketing, community programming and engagement, and library makerspaces. You can visit her professional portfolio at erinnbatykeferlibraryportfolio.wordpress.com.