In addition to being Lucille’s mom, Erin Pushman is a writer and writing professor. Her creative nonfiction, feature articles, and script excerpts have appeared in The Gettysburg Review, Confrontation, Segue, Breastfeeding Today, 1966: a Journal of Creative Nonfiction, Cold Mountain Review, Women’s Health Today, Pangyrus, Mutha Magazine, More New Monologues by Women for Women II (Heinemann), WAVES: a Confluence of Women’s Voices (ARAHO, forthcoming), Boomtown (Press 53), and elsewhere. The recipient of a North Carolina Regional Artist Project Grant, she teaches at Limestone College, were she directs the Writing Center. Her first textbook, Reading as a Writer: Ten Lessons to Elevate Your Reading and Writing Practice is forthcoming from Bloomsbury Academic in 2021. She is working on a narrative nonfiction book about the maternal and fetal health crisis in America.
A tenured Professor of English at Limestone College, she teaches creative and academic writing as well as faculty workshops in writing instruction. She directs the Limestone College Writing Center and serves as the creative writing editor for the Candelabra.
She is also the mother of Lucille’s two brothers, a La Leche League Leader, a natural birth advocate, and a woman who needs more sleep.