Ericka Clay is a traditionally published novelist and poet formerly represented by Robyn Russell. She graduated from the University of Arkansas Creative Writing department and is the author of several books she gives away for free. She publishes a weekly blog, a diary (which can also be found on YouTube), and writing updates for her subscribers. She also publishes testimonies of those who have suffered by have found peace in Christ.

Her latest novel, A Bird Alone, is due to be completed Summer of 2023.

Ericka has been awarded several times by Writers Digest for various short fiction pieces. She has written four novels (one of which placed as a quarter-finalist in the 2010 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award contest) and has had the privilege of sharing her craft, teaching writing classes, and holding writing workshops in the South Texas area.

Ericka lives in Northwest Arkansas with her husband, daughter, one dog (RIP Roxie), and an insatiable need to push buttons, both figuratively and literally.