Erin Mayer

Erin Mayer is a New York City-based author and freelance writer who secretly hopes Glossier will sponsor her lifestyle via her Instagram posts. She is a connoisseur of true crime documentaries and the author of the psychological thriller “Fan Club.” Erin has been writing in the beauty, travel, and e-commerce space for over eight years, and her work has been featured in Literary Hub, Man Repeller, Bustle, Business Insider, Good Housekeeping, The Daily Beast, Women's Health, and Travel + Leisure. Erin received her bachelor’s degree in creative writing from Sarah Lawrence University before beginning her career as an associate fashion and beauty editor for Bustle, and a freelance writer. As a digital beauty editor for and, Erin pitched, wrote, and produced daily features, and attended industry events and deskside meetings. Today, Erin is the ecommerce manager for Dotdash Meredith, alongside her role as an author and beauty, fashion, and lifestyle writer.

• 8+ years of experience as a freelance writer in the beauty, travel, and lifestyle space
• Author of the psychological thriller “Fan Club”

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