Erica Jackson Curran

Erica Jackson Curran
Title: Freelance Writer and Editor
Education: University of Mary Washington
Location: Richmond, Virginia

Erica is a full-time freelance writer and editor based in Richmond, Virginia. She has more than 15 years of experience covering topics ranging from travel and food to design, real estate, and health. Erica has been published in National Geographic, The Washington Post, Wine Enthusiast, Lonely Planet, and more. When she's not typing away in her home office, Erica stays busy caring for her son Oliver, tackling DIY projects in her 1905 Victorian home, and planning her family's next big adventure.


Erica began her editorial career as an editor at an alt-weekly newspaper in Charleston, S.C. in 2007. Since then, she's taken on editor roles at a Boston-based travel guide, a bridal magazine, and a content marketing agency. She took the leap into full-time freelancing after having her son in 2016, and has been writing and editing for a wide range of publications and businesses ever since.


Erica received a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Mary Washington.

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