Erica Loberg

Erica Loberg was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. She attended Columbia University in New York and graduated with a BA in English.

She is a published poet and author of Inside the Insane, Screaming at the Void, and What Men Should Know About Women.

Inside the Insane is a memoir that takes an in-depth look at her own struggles with Bipolar II coupled with a look at inpatient psychiatric wards in Los Angeles County, California.

Screaming at the Void contains Erica’s masterfully crafts poetry for the modern reader dealing with real life issues, while John Brusseau brings to life the symbolic meaning unconsciously embedded in Erica’s poetry through psychological analysis. This is open and honest poetry that draws you in with Erica’s undeterred pursuit for truth and understanding. This is poetry. It is hopeful; it is shocking; and it is significant. This is analysis. You will feel the impact of insight blooming in your mind.

What Men Should Know About Women is a provocative, fiercely honest, and often times humorous collection of poetry about the relationship between men and women. This book takes the reader on a journey through the eyes of a woman’s perspective of sexuality combined with Erica’s personal struggles with the intricacies of the human condition with acute depth and knowledge.


  • The Black Rose of Winter by Selected International Poets
  • Purrfest Poetry by Selected International Poets
  • Bridges of Fate by Selected International Poets
  • In Transit: Poetry of People on the Move
  • Capturing Shadows: Poetic Encounters Along the Path of Grief and Loss

TALES OF MANIC DEPRESSION covers an array of topics including mental health, current events, and politics all under the umbrella of psychiatry.

“Often times I try to hone in on that experiences since it is less understood or discussed in our culture than Bipolar I disease. I also work with the mentally ill so glean material from that experience to further advocate for mental illness awareness.”

Below are links to learn more about her work.

Inside the Insane
Inside the Insane

Erica Loberg’s L.A. County Mental Ward Tell-All

‘Inside the Insane’ breaks down walls surrounding mental illness


Photo by Ted Soqui.


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