Erin Allen

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Durango, Colorado
Louisiana State University, Purdue
American And World History, Musical Theater, Scary Movies
  • Erin has interviewed the Librarian of Congress (both James Billington and Carla Hayden) and Charles Strouse, who wrote "Annie" and "Bye Bye Birdie."
  • Her published work has covered a variety of subject matter, from music and literature to American culture and history to profiles of and interviews with noted historians and scholars like Kluge Prize winners and the U.S. Poet Laureate.
  • Erin was part of a team that won a Webby Award.


Erin has been a writer and editor for more than 15 years, starting her career covering Baton Rouge society and lifestyle. She spent over a decade at the Library of Congress, covering music and literature and American culture and history for the institution's various publications and its website. She joined Static Media in 2020 as an editor. Her love of the written word, history, and music started at an early age, thanks to her parents being educators and musicians/singers themselves.


Erin has a bachelor's degree from Louisiana State University and a master's degree from Purdue.
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