Estelle Erasmus is an award-winning journalist, writing coach, and longtime ASJA member and an adjunct instructor at New York University and for Writer's Digest. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Independent, WIRED, Huffington Post Personal, AARP the Magazine, Vox, Insider, Next Avenue, GH, Marie Claire and more. Estelle's articles for the New York Times and Washington Post have gone globally viral (with more than 500 comments on her NYT piece). She has appeared on “Good Morning America”, “Fox News with Ernie Anastos” and has had her articles mentioned on "The View". She is co-host of the Freelance Writing Direct Podcast (found on iTunes and Spotify).
She is a three-time Blog Her Voice of the Year winner, and performed an original work in the inaugural New York City production of Listen to Your Mother. She speaks often about publishing and improving your writing at conferences such as The American Society of Journalists and Authors, The Writer’s Digest Conference, Hippocamp, The Erma Bombeck Writer’s Conference, Mom 2.0, and more.
WRITING THAT GETS NOTICED: How to Find Your Voice, Become a Better Storyteller, and Get Published from New World Library is available online and wherever books are sold.
Despite once being called the “Dating Diva” in her single days and teaching Power Dating (as noted in her New York Times Styles Tiny Love Story), she’s been married for nearly two decades, has a teenage daughter and a Havanese dog. She loves to decompress by watching reality television. In her spare time, she loves singing, reading, visiting museums, playing tennis, and acting as taste-tester for her daughter’s baking adventures and her husband’s wine explorations.