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Erin Anderson

Assistant Professor
CL 617G

Erin Anderson is an audio producer, documentary artist, and Assistant Professor in the Writing Program. She teaches courses in narrative audio production and multimedia nonfiction for the undergraduate and MFA programs.

Erin is the producer of Our Time Is Up, winner of a Sarah Lawrence College International Audio Fiction Award. Her audio stories have been featured on KCRW’s UnFictional, WHYY’s The Pulse, and the podcast Serendipity. She is currently at work on a documentary podcast series with Cement City Productions and The New York Times, scheduled for release later this year.

Erin’s multimedia and installation-based artworks have appeared in a variety of venues, including the Jack Straw New Media Gallery in Seattle and the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. Her first public art commission, To Heaven and Back, launched in Pittsburgh in October 2019, featuring an app-based narrative audio walk and a temporary light and sound installation produced in collaboration with artist and musician Danny Bracken.

Erin has also published scholarly essays and multimedia works in journals of writing, performance, and digital culture, including Liminalities, Enculturation, Reconstruction, and Kairos. She is currently serving as Executive Producer for the Swanson School of Engineering’s 175th Anniversary Oral History Project. She earned her PhD in Critical and Cultural Studies from the University of Pittsburgh in 2014.


Listen to “Being Siri” on KCRW’s UnFictional 

Listen to Our Time Is Up on PRX

Download To Heaven and Back audio walk

Read/listen to “What Hadn’t Happened”

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