Erin Blakemore is a Boulder, Colorado-based journalist and historian. Her debut book, The Heroine’s Bookshelf (Harper), won a Colorado Book Award for Nonfiction and has been translated into Korean, Italian, and Portuguese.

Erin’s writing has appeared in print and online publications such as NPR’s This I Believe, TIME, The Washington Post, The Onion, mental_floss, Smithsonian.com, JSTOR Daily, Popular Science, Flavorwire, Modern Farmer, and more.

Books | Translation/Adaptation | Research | Clips


A dynamic speaker and trainer, Erin has been interviewed on books and reading by publications like Glamour and regularly works with bookstores, book clubs, and organizations nationwide.