10632552_936843249713284_288847130_nMy name is Ericka Clay, and I have this nervous tick called writing. That feels really good to get off my chest.

I love stringing words into poetry and short stories, and sometimes even full length novels. But what I love even more is being able to share my work with my readers for free. If you’d like to view my work, be sure to check out my creative portfolio.

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The Fancy Details

Ericka has been awarded a number of times by Writers Digest for various short fiction pieces, she has written three novels (one of which placed as a quarter-finalist in the 2010 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award contest), has published a novel with Bannerwing Books and is in the process of writing her next project, For the Love of Chuck.

    • Quarter-finalist in the Amazon Breakthrough Novelist Award (ABNA) Competition (2008)
    • 15th place winner in the 11th Annual Writer’s Digest Short Short Story Competition
    • 4th place winner in the 9th Annual Writer’s Digest Short Short Story Competition
    • Published several times in the literary magazine, Poesia, that is based out of San Francisco
    • Her novel, Unkept, is available for purchase