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Erin Wilcox Launches Creative Writing Website

This week marks the launch of my creative writing website, Uncanny Vale, where you will find creative writing samples, a new blog, video clips from readings, new social media links, and more! »

No Time: Twisted Ladders by Richard Ragan Now Available on Amazon

Richard Ragan’s science fiction novel, No Time: Twisted Ladders, is now available through Amazon in both Kindle and print editions. »

Article by Erin Wilcox Published in Copyediting

I am pleased to announce that my article on when to place a comma between prenominal modifiers has been published in Copyediting newsletter. The article, based on a series first published here in The Particular, unveils the mysterious behavior of adjectives stacked before a noun, showing that whether or not to place a comma between them is more than a matter of stylistic taste. The full article is available to subscribers to Copyediting»

Poem by Erin Wilcox Published in Stoneboat

My prose poem “Humberto, I Just Saw the News” is featured in the spring issue of Stoneboat, a Wisconsin-based literary journal. This is a lovely issue full of talented writers, quite a few of whom attended the University of Alaska, Anchorage, with me. To read the text of my poem, please visit my blog. To purchase a copy of Stoneboat, please visit the journal’s website.

Richard Moore's "A Death in the Hot Season" Published in Wilderness House Literary Review

Richard Moore is at it again, this time with a publication in Wilderness House Literary Review. The essay, “A Death in the Hot Season,” describes an encounter with mortality while Moore and his family are living in New Delhi in the late sixties. Moore and I developed this piece in late 2010. The essay is available at: http://www.whlreview.com/no-6.1/essays/RichardMoore.pdf. Congratulations, Richard!


Erin Wilcox is not only an extraordinary writer, but a gifted copyeditor and proofreader. She brings to her work meticulous attention to language and craft as well as a wealth of knowledge on grammar and mechanics.”

Leslie Hsu Oh,
Dragons in the Deep