Erin Metz

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New York City, New York
National University, California State University - San Bernardino
Restaurant Releases, Viral Recipes, Food Culture
  • Erin is an award-winning writer, poet, and screenwriter, with works featured in multiple literary magazines and film festivals.
  • While Erin was raised in SoCal, she currently resides in New York City, constantly on the hunt for the definitive "best slice" of NYC pizza.
  • When she's not researching the latest viral recipe trend or on a food crawl through her neighborhood, Erin is probably watching a Broadway show (or auditioning to be in one).


Erin is a freelance writer, editor, and creator. Throughout her career, her titles have ranged from author to editor to director and more. Whether she is researching content for Mashed, working on her own original works, or collaborating with other artists, she always writing something down. Outside of her written works, Erin is a skilled performer, director, and content creator. In 2021, she started a podcast called "Something Blue" that analyzed controversial wedding trends and traditions while navigating the joys and stresses of planning her own wedding. She now brings that experience and research to her daily publications. Previously a lifestyle and entertainment writer for The List, Erin is overjoyed to combine her love of food and knowledge of pop culture to the Mashed News team. In addition to writing for Mashed, Erin is the head writer and co-creative director for MAD About This Media, a transmedia company dedicated to helping independent artists publish their works and expand their stories into franchises.


Erin has her undergraduate degree from California State University, San Bernardino where she specialized in Creative Writing and Literature. She then obtained her master's degree at National University, with multiple specializations including writing, composition, and social-emotional learning.

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