Estelle Erasmus


Estelle Erasmus an award-winning journalist and writing coach has written for The New York TimesThe Washington PostThe WeekInsiderNewsweek, and more. She hosts/curates the podcast, ASJA Direct: Inside Intel on Getting Published and Paid Well, is an adjunct writing professor at New York University (NYU)  and an ongoing guest editor for Narratively. She also teaches for Writer's Digest and writes a column for Forbes. Estelle can be found on her website, on Twitter, and Instagram. 




Estelle Erasmus Articles

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This Year, I Won't Be Showing My Children Sad Movies

A small child secure in her parent or guardian’s love, should never see a prolonged, intense scene of a man, mouse, girl, or dinosaur losing a parent — and in this case, being responsible for a parent’s death — without a trigger warning and notes for discussion.

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I Was Determined To Breastfeed, But Nothing Went As Planned

Imagining breastfeeding my baby, was my one oasis in a pregnancy during which nothing went according to plan. Read...