Mandy Erickson

freelance writing and editing

Mandy Erickson regularly writes for the National Catholic Reporter, Stanford’s schools and academic departments, and U.C. Berkeley and San Francisco State alumni magazines. She has also reviewed restaurants for The San Francisco Chronicle and has written three books.

A sample:

- An article about rising rents
for the National Catholic Reporter
- A story about using technology to calm young patients
for Stanford Medicine
- A review of Vesta restaurant for The San Francisco Chronicle
- A profile of a program for ex-cons in SF State Magazine
- A personal
essay in The San Francisco

With recipe developer Norene Gilletz, she co-authored The Frequent Fiber Cookbook, published by Your Health Press in 2010. The book discusses the role of fiber in the diet and suggests ways to include more fiber while shopping, cooking, and eating out.

She also wrote and later updated Start Your Own Coin-Operated Laundry, published by Entrepreneur in 2001 and 2006. It’s a primer for entrepreneurs interested in starting or buying laundries. And she wrote Start Your Own Executive Search Business, published by Entrepreneur in 2003. Those interested in becoming self-employed head hunters can read the book to see if the work is a good fit.