Erin Wood is the editor of and a contributor of two essays to Scars: An Anthology (Et Alia, 2015). Her essay “We Scar, We Heal, We Rise,” was chosen as a notable essay in The Best American Essays 2013. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Catapult, The RumpusPsychology TodayMs. Magazine's Blog, Entropy Magazine, Woven Tale Press, and elsewhere. Erin's professional writing focuses on fundraising and food writing. Visit her at woodwritingandediting.com. 

Along with other contributors to Scars: An Anthology, Erin has participated in events including: 

  • Columbia University's Seminar in Narrative, Health, and Social Justice. 
  • The 2016 Arkansas Literary Festival
  • The 2016 Louisiana Festival of Books

Read a review of Scars: An Anthology from The Intima: A Journal of Narrative Medicine, which also includes a podcast from Columbia University. 

Image by Brandon Markin

Image by Brandon Markin