Erin's second short story collection, The Whole World at Once, will be published by West Virginia University Press/Vandalia Press imprint in Spring 2017. Her first book of stories, The Floating Order, was published by Two Ravens Press (Scotland, 2009). She has written three chapbooks: "How The Sun Burns Among Hills of Rock and Pebble" (The Head and The Hand Press, Philadelphia/2015); "The Lightning Tree" (Underground Voices, 2015); and "The Wandering House" (Awst Press, Austin/2016).
Her work has been four-times nominated for a Pushcart Prize (2007, 2013, 2014, 2016), selected as a Best American Notable Non-Required Reading (2007), shortlisted for the Charles Pick Fellowship (2007), and a finalist for contests such as the Austin Chronicle Short Story Contest and the Kore Press Short Fiction Award (2012). She's a recipient of a Washington State Artist Trust fellowship (2012).
At The Moment
She is at work on a number of projects, including a series of micro non-fictions tentatively titled The Girl's Made of Bone, After All. To read a selection of her fiction and non-fiction, please see Writing. Originally from a small town in Illinois, she now lives in Washington State with her partner, Heather, and son, Henry.
Interviews with Erin
- Awst Press (with Liz Blood), 2016
- An Interview with Erin Pringle-Toungate by Michael Noll (2013)
- Open Poetry Program, KYRS (2011)
- Fear and an Enchanting Talk by Misty Pagel (2011)
- Two Ravens Press (2009)
- The Short Review (2009)
- The Austin Chronicle (2009)
- Romancing-the-Book (2009)
- The Indiana Statesman (2009)
Erin Interviews Others, Mainly Her Mother