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Erin Roberts

Erin Roberts


Artist Work

The Grays of Cestus V

Artist Information

Montgomery County
Artistic Category

Literary Arts

MSAC Individual Artist Award (IAA)

Artist Bio

Erin Roberts is a speculative fiction writer who tells stories across formats – her short fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in publications including Asimov’s Science Fiction, Clarkesworld, The Dark, THEN AGAIN: Vintage Photography Reimagined by One Artist and Thirty Writers, The Best Science Fiction of the Year: Volume 4, and The Best Dark Fantasy and Horror of the Year 2018; her interactive fiction has been published in Sub-Q Magazine and is forthcoming from Choice of Games; and her non-fiction essays and reviews have appeared on and in Cascadia Subduction Zone, People of Colo(u)r Destroy Fantasy, and Strange Horizons, among others.

Erin has an MFA from the Stonecoast program at University of Southern Maine, an MA from the Newhouse School at Syracuse University, and a BA from Yale University. She is a graduate of the Odyssey Writers Workshop and was the winner of the Speculative Literature Foundation’s 2017 Diverse Worlds and Diverse Writers awards. To learn more about her work or read her musings on writing and life, follow her on Twitter at @nirele or visit her website at