Erik Ofgang

Writer and Editor


10+ years


United States


English (US)

Joined the crew

Sep 14, 2022

Projects Completed


I'm a writer, author, editor, and educator. My work has appeared in places such as The Washington Post, The Atlantic, and The Associated Press. I also have experience writing for B2B publications and I'm the author of Buzzed: The Best Craft Beverages in New England, Gillette Castle: A History and the co-author of The Good Vices, which was published in 2019 by Penguin Random House.


Connecticut Magazine

I wrote a mix of short- and long-form stories on topics including health, science, food, history, crime and education. I helped plan editorial content, recruit freelancers and edit stories.

Freelance Writer

I write freelance stories for various publications including The Atlantic, Washington Post and Associated Press. I co-authored The Good Vices: From Beer to Sex, the Surprising Truth About What's Actually Good for You, which was published in 2019 by Penguin Random House imprint TarcherPerigee. I wrote Buzzed (Islandport Press 2016) and Gillette Castle (History Press 2017).

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Erik's editorial strengths

Storytelling and Resonance
Clarity and Conciseness
Grammar and Accuracy
Ideation and Creativity

Topics Erik is familiar with

Food Technology
Mental Health
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