Erin Allen

Erin Allen has been a writer-editor in the Library's Public Affairs Office since June 2006. In that capacity, she is the content manager for the Library of Congress blog, writes feature stories for The Gazette -- the Library's staff newsletter -- and the Library of Congress Magazine, and handles outreach for several Library divisions including Music; Hispanic; and Rare Book and Special Collections. She also served as acting editor of The Gazette. Prior to coming to the Library, she was assistant editor at InRegister Magazine in Baton Rouge, La. There she covered women's lifestyle, fashion and beauty; travel; gardens and interiors; and Baton Rouge nightlife and society. When not at work, she sings with The Washington Chorus and plays women's flat track roller derby. She holds a bachelor's degree in Mass Communications/Print Journalism with a minor in vocal performance from Louisiana State University.

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