Shawna Ervin, writer

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Shawna Ervin is an MFA candidate at Rainier Writers’ Workshop. She most enjoys writing nonfiction and poetry. She is a 2017 Pushcart nominee and has taught writing workshops for adults and children.

She is a member of Lighthouse Writers Workshop in Denver, where she graduated from the Book Project, a two-year intensive mentoring program. She was also awarded the Mineral School residency in 2017 thanks to a fellowship from the Sustainable Arts Foundation, which awards parent artists money to pursue their art.

When she is not writing, Shawna enjoys playing with her two children, enjoying nature through the lens of her camera, or having tea with a good friend. Look for Shawna on Facebook or LinkedIn.