ERIN TRAHAN (pictured here with her mom) is a writer and editor specializing in film and travel. She has contributed to WBUR, The Boston Globe, MovieMaker Magazine, New Hampshire Public Radio, Girl Scout Leader Magazine, NewEnglandFilm.com and elsewhere and has co-authored six Frommer’s Guides to Montreal and Quebec City. As the editor of The Independent, an online magazine about film, and its related books on filmmaking, she often serves on film festival panels and juries. She has a particular fondness for facilitating post-film dialogue. She also writes essays and poems and reads poetry submissions for AGNI. She earned an MFA in poetry from Bennington College in 2010.