Erica is a Brisbane-based writer, editor and photographer. Inspired by modern and contemporary feminist writers, her work deconstructs and challenges traditional storytelling genres and narratives. She is currently completing her MA in Writing & Literature from Deakin University, and is researching and writing in the field of creative non-fiction, as well as working as a freelance editor.

Her work has been featured in a range of online publications and anthologies. She is an accidental poet and a serial playlist creator.

Education:
2020 – M.Arts (Writing & Literature)  – Deakin University, Victoria 
2012 – Cert IV in Training & Assessment – Brisbane
2006 – Grad.Dip.Ed (Media/ICT/Music)  – Griffith University, Brisbane
2005 – B.Media (Film/TV, Multimedia/Music)  – Southern Cross University, Lismore


Awards:
Deakin University Scholarship for Excellence (2020)
Golden Key International Honour Society – invitee (2020)
Griffith University Academic Award (2006)


Experience:
Freelance Proofreader and Editor (2012 – present)
Editing Intern – Central Queensland University (2019-2020)
Content & Digital Media Creator (2012 – present)
Social Media Manager & Instructional Designer (2011-2014)


Short Stories:
The Gospel of KaiĀ  (UTS Writers Anthology 2019 ‘Infinite Threads‘) – Brio Books
Nominated for Best Anthology 2020 – Mascara Review

Poetry/Prose:
Paper Thin – SWAMP Writing
Cartography of a Daughter – Verse of Silence (Autumn Issue, 2019)


Wolf (UTS Writers Anthology 2019 ‘Infinite Threads’) – longlisted
The Dinner Party (Verandah Vol 34) – shortlisted


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