Erin Blakemore is a Boulder, Colorado-based historian and freelance journalist. 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 Onion, mental_floss, Smithsonian.com, JSTOR Daily, Popular Science, Flavorwire, Modern Farmer, and more.

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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. She is represented by Larry Weissman Literary, LLC.