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Erin Vincent is an author, essayist, and public speaker. Her memoir 'Grief Girl' is published by Pan Macmillan Australia and Random House US and was named a New York Public Library Best Book for the Teen Age and was an American Library Association Best Book for Young Adults Nominee. 

 

“I am in awe of books like Erin Vincent’s. More than just a story of unbearable loss, it is a story of survival, it is a story about being orphaned and terrified, and it is amazing that not only did Erin Vincent carry on–but she became a writer and shares her story with us, elegant, simple, heartbreaking.” – A.M. Homes, author

Her work has also appeared in various anthologies and publications such as Marie Claire, Grazia, The Weekend Australian, and The Sun Herald.

In addition to her writing, Erin is much sought after speaker both here and in the US. She has appeared on a host of national TV and radio programs including Channel Seven’s Sunrise, ABC’s The Conversation Hour with Richard Fidler, and Life Matters with Richard Aedy, as well as national radio programs in America. She has been a keynote speaker at the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators annual conference in Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, and has given workshops and lectures at schools, universities, libraries, and bookstores in New York, Los Angeles, San Diego, and Sydney.

Erin divides her time between Australia and the US and is currently residing in the Blue Moutains with her lovely and talented husband, Adam Knott aka Adam James K, and the lovely and talented Foofee the feline.

* Header photo by Adam Knott

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