Vanya Erickson

Vanya Erickson used to photograph and haul horses for a living. For the last 25 years, she has been mentoring teachers while teaching writing and public speaking in the oldest continuously used schoolhouse in California. Vanya holds a B.A. in Comparative Literature as well as a teaching credential, both from the University of California, Santa Cruz. Her essays have appeared in a dozen literary journals and anthologies, as well as in the book “The Magic of Memoir.” Her book “Boot Language,” about growing up on a ranch during the Vietnam era, was released in 2018.

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2019 - Writing The Hard Stuff