Erica Rivera is the Senior Editor of Mandatory. She is also the author of Insatiable (Penguin Group, 2009) and Come Again (Thought Catalog Books, 2015). Her freelance writing has appeared in New York magazine, USA Today, the Star Tribune, City Pages, and many other publications and anthologies. She has interviewed hundreds of artists, authors, entrepreneurs, musicians, and comedians over the course of her career. For more, visit: www.ericarivera.net.