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Erin Blakemore

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Boulder, CO
Freelance Journalist and Blogger — Freelance
As seen in: Freelance, Yahoo, The Washington Post, Time Magazine, Chicago Tribune, Reuters, The Atlantic, National Geographic and 101 more
Covers:  History, science, pop culture, health, women's issues, books
Doesn't Cover: Business

Unrepentant bookworm/journalist/historian for @JSTOR_Daily @WashingtonPost @longreads @mental_floss @smithsonianmag etc. I wrote THE HEROINE'S BOOKSHELF.

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Biography

Author of THE HEROINE’S BOOKSHELF (Harper). Words at The Washington Post, Smithsonian, TIME, mental_floss, Reuters Health, JSTOR Daily and more.

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@heroinebook — 10,769 followers, 25,916 tweets

Nov 17, 2017

@landmanspeaking Well rather - for fuel to help them produce fertilizer.

Nov 17, 2017

@landmanspeaking I just wrote recently about their famine. They were basically 100% dependent on other socialist countries for fertilizer to make their crappy soil yield any food and it's all been downhill from there. So terrible.

Nov 17, 2017

@BlairBraverman Yes. And so self-loathing. That's the thing that gets me the most. It's like "I know you are having a hard time but don't dump it on me, we're taking a fucking walk"

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Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Nellie Bly (not actually fictitious, but strange enough that she could be)

What's the funniest news-related #hashtag you've seen?

What's your favorite social network?

Twitter. It's pithy, quick and to the point.

Awards

Colorado Book Award

2011 - Nonfiction