Erin Chandler's memoir, June Bug Versus Hurricane was published in 2018. Her original play of the same name was produced at the Lost Studio in Los Angeles in 2009. Cinderella Sweeping Up, a collection of essays Has been released in June 2019. They were originally published in the Woodford Sun where she writes a weekly column. Erin holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Spalding University and Masters in Theatre from the University of Kentucky. She teaches playwrighting and screenwriting at the Carnegie Center in Lexington, KY and is hard at work on a new novel, Nervous Blood. Erin is on the roster for the 2019-2020 Kentucky Humanities Speakers Bureau.
Film and Television credits include Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas with director Terry Gilliam alongside Johnny Depp and Benicio Del Toro. John Ritter was her partner in the film Dead Husbands and in Chicago Hope with Hector Elizando and Adam Arkin. As the lead in Lost in the Pershing Point Hotel, Chandler shared the screen with Leslie Jordan, Mark Pellegrino, and Carlos Gomez. Most recently, Erin played Carol to Sharlto Copely's Ted Kazinsky in Ted K, a new film shot in Lincoln, Montana and set to be released in 2020.
What Today Brings
“He who fears to suffer, suffers from fear” French Proverb I have been suffering from fear as of late. The fear of another broken bone,...
What Today Brings is a weekly column in the Woodford Sun Newspaper in Versailles, Kentucky.
Erin Chandler holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Spalding University and both BA and Masters in Theatre from University of Kentucky. Her celebrated memoir, June Bug Versus Hurricane was published in 2018. The original play of the same name was produced at the Lost Studio in Los Angeles in 2009. Cinderella Sweeping Up, a collection of essays by Chandler has been released in June 2019. Work as a film and stage actress garnered honors such as Best Ensemble and Best Script for Lost in the Pershing Point Hotel and Best Actress for David Rabe’s In the Boom Boom Room. Other film and television credits include Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, The Net, Dead Husbands, Chicago Hope and the upcoming Ted K. Erin lives in Versailles, Kentucky and teaches playwriting and screenwriting at the Carnegie Center. She has a weekly column in the Woodford Sun and a second novel in the works.