Hi, I’m Erica Buist.

This bit of the internet is mine. I claimed it. But you’re welcome to stay as long as you want.

I’m a freelance writer and journalist, formerly a staffer at the Guardian, and I lecture at universities across the UK about features writing. 

I’m travelling to seven death festivals (in Mexico, Nepal, Sicily, Thailand, Madagascar, Japan and Indonesia) and writing a book about it called This Party’s Dead, which will be published in 2020 (though you can buy it now).

Would you like to learn more? Click on this gif of me napping in a coffin:

My book,  THIS PARTY'S DEAD , will be published by Unbound. Get it  here .

My book, THIS PARTY'S DEAD, will be published by Unbound. Get it here.

published work

A few highlights from my work in newspapers, magazines, literary magazines and anthologies

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