Erica Ferencik is a Boston-based novelist and screenwriter with a BA in Painting and an MA in Creative Writing from Boston University. She ghosted a novel called The Mutation for Katherine Applegate's best selling young adult s/f series "Animorphs" (Scholastic) A prizewinning screenwriter, her feature comedy Mob Dot Com (co- written with comedian Rick D'Elia) was optioned by Goodman Productions. She's written sketch comedy and performed standup comedy for ten years at major venues in Boston and throughout New England. She wrote and performed several radio pieces for WGBH (a Boston NPR affiliate) for "Morning Stories."
These podcasts, her lively humor blog, and her recent essays in The Boston Globe, Salon.com, and More.com are archived at her website: www.wakeupandsmelltheblog.com.
Her comic novel, Cracks in the Foundation, called "hysterical" by Alex Beam of the Boston Globe, was released in August of 2008.
Her humor coloumn appears monthly in Metrowest Daily News. Her work has also been featured on Salon, in the Boston Globe, and on National Public Radio.
Her novel, Repeaters, a supernatural thriller about reincarnation, is due out in September of 2011. Robert Tremblay of Gatehouse Media says, "Repeaters is a terrifying new novel that takes you to the darkest netherworlds of the human heart. Not a book to begin at night if you need to sleep before dawn."
Radio My Way, Boston radio legend Ron Della Chiesa memoir, is slated for publication by Pearson Education in November of 2011.