Thursday, October 16, 2008

Erin Bruno Writing/Publishing Biography

Bold and experimental, Erin Bruno’s writing, music and photography delves into the darkly beautiful and paradoxical qualities of life. In 2002 she atteneded the Governor’s School of the Arts for Creative Writing. In 2003 she earned a Creative Writing award from the Sussex County Arts and Heritage Counsel. During college Erin was Editor-in-Chief of Sussex County Community College’ The College Hill and the only student editor of the college literary magazine, Idiom and Image. While earning her Associate’s degree in Liberal Arts she earned a Brian Willaims Dunn Writing Scholarship. While earning her Bachelor’s degree at Arcadia University she wrote for the newspaper The Acorn and was published several times in the campus’ two literary publications, Gargoyle and Fridge Door. After graduation, Erin started working as Associate Editor of the magazine, Physicians Travel and Meeting Guide and the adjoining website, In addition her editorial work, Erin is regular music review/writer for the website, Her provactive and insightful articles, “Whatever Happened to Rock ‘n’ Roll” and “Forever 27: Sex, Drugs, Rock ‘n’ Roll," have been site favorites.

Erin’s writing and photography has appeared in several other publications. In 2007 Erin’s review of the band Hopesfall appeared in Skope Magazine. Her poetry appeared in the online literary magazine Defenestration and in two editions of the New Jersey entertainment magazine Upstage. Her commentary, “College: The Best Thing Sliced Bread” appeard in the 2007 summer edition of 63 Channels. Her poetry is soon to be published in the fall editions of the Paulinkskill Literary Anthology and online literary magazine, Paradigm. Erin’s photography was featured in the July 2008 issue of Word Catalyst and in an upcoming edition of The Sylvan Echo.

Erin graduated in May 2007 from Arcadia University with a B.A. in Communications and a minor in Music Performance. In addition to writing and taking photographs, Erin is also the lead singer/lyricist for the Northern New Jersey rock/alternative band, Project Autumn. In addition, Erin is an independent singer/songwriter.