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Vanya Erickson
Writer/educator/speaker

I’m a veteran writing and performing arts teacher in California and have spent my life teaching children to stand up and be counted. I get up at 3 a.m. every day to write because I’m in the grip of my story, and because bearing witness to the transformative power of words on a daily basis is intoxicating. I study with bestselling author Laura Davis as well as Brooke Warner, former executive editor of Seal Press and cofounder of She Writes Press. My work has appeared in Oxford Magazine, Gulf Stream Literary Magazine,the Evening Street Review, Sweet Lit and the upcoming anthology, Magic of Memoir. vanyaerickson.com