Erin Seaward-Hiatt

Erin Seaward-Hiatt

Erin Seaward-Hiatt is a writer and graphic designer transplanted from Chicagoland to a mountainside in Utah Valley. She has an MA in English literature and feminist critical theory from Weber State University, where she was awarded a creative endeavors fellowship. Her essay “Dirty Girl” appears in the anthology Beyond Belief: The Secret Lives of Women in Extreme Religions (Seal Press, 2013), and her social justice writing has been featured in Lip magazine and on the blog Feminism and Religion. She has presented papers on the intersection of women and religion in world literature at national and regional conferences and is currently at work on an ecofeminist novel.

"Drowning Jester" by Kim J. Gifford, digital collage



By Erin Seaward-Hiatt

The first mortuary gig was a rush thing I’d agreed to after my dream job of designing indie album sleeves stopped panning out. “Well, you get to honor families’ last wishes for their loved ones,” people say. “How honorable is that?” Really, designing headstones is just a lot of convincing people not to opt for the Papyrus heading…
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