Erin Emily Ann Vance


Calgary, Canada

Erin Emily Ann Vance is a poet and freelance writer from Black Diamond, Alberta. Her articles have appeared in Grip, Edmonton Women's Magazine, and Calgary Senior News, and her poetry has appeared in literary journals all across North America and even Indonesia. She works with children and adults on the autism spectrum, and runs a creative writing program out of the Autism Aspergers Friendship Society. She is approaching the end of her BA Honours in English with a creative writing concentration at the University of Calgary, and is completing a verse memoir about mountaineering for her thesis.​ She is the editor of Honey Pot: A Journal of Intersectional Feminism and the Creator of Bright Star Literary Jewelry.

Death

How to Plan a Good Death

by September 21, 2018

Funeral celebrant Roxanne Walsh says it doesn’t matter what your age is, you need to plan for your death.

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Mental illness

‘Please Don’t Go Before I Get Better’ is a Relatable Book for Young Women

by September 21, 2018

Many pieces in this book deal with first loves, going to school, friendship, and other growing pains.

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Politics

Why Women Are Leaving Feminism

by December 19, 2017

We must listen to women who don’t identify with feminism so we can learn how to make the movement ...

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Fashion

The Ultimate Feminist Gift Guide for 2016

by December 9, 2016

Here's a list of our top 9 feminist gift picks for this holiday season!

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Sex positive

We Interviewed a Sex Worker to Reduce Misconceptions About the Industry

by November 29, 2016

Erin talks to a sex worker to find out the risks, the rewards and her advice to someone interested ...

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Hobbies

How to Give Your Furniture a Makeover For Under $20

by October 12, 2016

Erin talks about the empowering way to jazz up your own furniture and save some money while you're at ...

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Sex positive

OMGYes is Starting a Sexual Revolution + Giveaway!

by October 11, 2016

Erin interviews Emily, the Executive Director of OMGYes, a website where you can explore the specific ways different ...

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Dating

5 Reasons to Date a Fellow Feminist

by September 5, 2016

Holding out for someone who loves the fire you carry with you is tough, but it’s worth it.

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Sex Toys

I Tried the Spicy Subscriptions ‘Spice Box’

by September 3, 2016

The arrival of this box came at the perfect time. My partner was leaving for Japan, so we were ...

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Health & Wellness

Why Selena Gomez Taking a Break is Important for Society’s Mental Health

by September 2, 2016

Even the most successful and ambitious people need time to recover from mental health issues.

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Spirituality

Everything You Need to Become a Witch

by September 1, 2016

For anyone curious about the world of witchcraft, Etsy remains a fantastic place to get started.

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Academics

6 Tips for Coping With Mental Illness in University

by August 29, 2016

Juggling university with a mental illness can feel overwhelming, but it is possible with these tips.

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