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The work of Pushcart Prize nominee Erin Wilcox appears in journals, magazines, radio broadcasts, and collections including Cirque, Short and Twisted (Celapene Press), and Veil: Journal of Darker Musings (Subsynchronous Press). Subscribe to her newsletter to learn more. Like her posts? Buy her a coffee!

A nun reaches from inside her coffin

Modern Myth and Meaning: Buried Alive

For hundreds of years, premature burial has captivated readers and viewers of fiction. Why are we so fascinated with this horrific event?

Modern Myth and Meaning: The Rebel Starbird

[Joseph] Campbell thought that in order for modern society to rejuvenate itself from a detached spiritual condition, we were going to need some new symbols.

El mito y significado moderno: El saludo Vulcano

Erin reprises her article about the connections between Yoga and the Vulcan hand gesture - in Spanish!

Modern Myth and Meaning: The Yule Log Lady

Amid the delightfully odd characters populating Twin Peaks, one stood out as even weirder than the rest. This was Margaret, the Log Lady.

Modern Myth and Meaning: Yoga and the Vulcan Salute

In her debut post, Erin Wilcox explores the connections between Yoga and the Vulcan mudra.