Erica joined Sterling Lord Literistic in 2008 under the aegis of George Nicholson and specializes in representing authors of children's literature, picture books through YA, and nonfiction about children, parenting and education.
She is focused on establishing the careers of new and emerging authors, as well as branding and managing estate clients. She represents authors such as Mariah Bruehl, Celeste Conway, Rachelle Doorley (TINKERLAB, Shambhala 2014), Eric Kahn Gale (THE BULLY BOOK, HarperCollins 2013), C.J. Hill, Leslie Koplow, and Caldecott winner, Peter Spier and works on the management team of various literary estates, including Don Freeman (CORDUROY), Marguerite Henry and Lois Lenski.
Erica received her degree in Secondary English Education from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, and a Master of Arts degree from Hunter College. Before beginning a career in publishing, she spent seven years as a teacher and dean in a NYC public high school.