Erin Flanagan

Fiction Writer

Dayton, OH
Ohio US

Author's Bio

Erin Flanagan's most recent novel Blackout (Thomas & Mercer) was a June 2022 Amazon First Reads pick. She is the author of the novel Deer Season (University of Nebraska Press, winner of the 2022 Edgar for Best First Novel by an American Author, as well as two short story collections (UNP). Erin is an English professor at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio and a regular book reviewer for Publishers Weekly. For more information about her and her writing, please visit or say hello on Twitter or Instagram at @erinlflanagan.

Literary agent: 
Jill Marr

Publications & Prizes

Blackout (Thomas & Mercer, 2022)
Deer Season (University of Nebraska Press, 2021)
It's Not Going to Kill You, and Other Stories (University of Nebraska Press, 2013)
The Usual Mistakes (University of Nebraska Press, 2005)
Prizes won: 

Winner, Edgar Award, Best First Novel by an American Author 2022
Finalist, 2022 Midwest Book Award, Fiction - Literary/Contemporary/Historical

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Last update: Jul 12, 2022