I’m a television writer, playwright, and the national bestselling author of Here For It, or, How to Save Your Soul in America (Ballantine Books), an August 2020 Read with Jenna club pick as featured on Today, and Reclaiming Her Time: The Power of Maxine Waters, a look at the work, wit, and wisdom of Rep. Maxine Waters, co-authored with Helena Andrews-Dyer (Dey Street Books).
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I’ve been heard on The Moth Radio Hour, NPR’s It’s Been a Minute with Sam Sanders, All Things Considered, and Pop Culture Happy Hour, as well as a host of podcasts. I’m also the the long-running host of The Moth in Philadelphia and D.C.
For four years, I was also a Senior Staff Writer at Elle.com where I write “Eric Reads the News,” a daily current events and culture column. My writing has also appeared in The New York Times, Time, W Magazine, O the Oprah Magazine, and more.
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Reclaiming Her Time, a look at the work, wisdom, and wit of Rep. Maxine Waters, on sale now! Watch the release event at Loyalty Bookstore here.
You can now purchase my new book, Here For It, or How to Save Your Soul in America!