About Her

Erin Pringle (2023)
Erin Pringle

Erin is the author of a novel, Hezada! I Miss You (Awst Press, 2020) and three story collections, Unexpected Weather Events (Awst Press, 2023), The Whole World at Once (West Virginia University Press/Vandalia Press 2017), and The Floating Order (Two Ravens Press, 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).

Hezada! I Miss You was a finalist in CLMP's Firecracker Prize (2021). She received a writing residency at The Hive in Spokane for a six-month session, which she spent at work on her next novel. Her work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize a handful of times, 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). Her book The Whole World at Once was selected for performance in L.A.'s New Short Fiction Series.

Erin studied literature and creative writing at Indiana State University (2003) and then received her MFA in Fiction from Texas State University-San Marcos (2006).

At The Moment 
Her story collection Unexpected Weather Events is available for pre-order from Awst Press, and will be published October 1, 2023. To read a selection of her fiction and non-fiction, please see Writing

The Basics
Originally from a small town in Illinois, she now lives in Washington State with her partner, Heather, and son, Henry. She works by day as a Montessori preschool teacher, writes when possible, has two ridiculous dogs, and two serious cats. For fun, she participates in triathlons and running races.

Interviews with Erin

Erin Interviews Others, Mainly Her Mother