Erica is a Brisbane-based writer, editor and photographer. Inspired by contemporary feminist writers, her work deconstructs and challenges traditional storytelling genres and narratives, particularly those surrounding sex, stigma and shame. In 2020, she completed her MA in Writing & Literature from Deakin University with a focus on creative nonfiction. Her work has been featured in a range of online publications and anthologies and she is currently working on her first hybrid memoir.

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 Kai  (UTS Writers Anthology 2019 ‘Infinite Threads‘) – Brio Books
Nominated for Best Anthology 2020 – Mascara Review

Poetry/Prose:
Twenty-Two Exposures – 9th International Video Poetry Festival (Official Selection)
Paper Thin – SWAMP Writing
Cartography of a Daughter – Verse of Silence (Autumn Issue, 2019)
Pine – Trouvaille Review


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


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