Erin Bartels is the award-winning author of We Hope for Better Things, The Words between Us, All That We Carried, and The Girl Who Could Breathe Under Water. Find out more about Erin and her writing here.

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Whether you want to wind down with a short story, fill the empty moments with poetry, or get swept into a novel that illuminates the human experience, you’re sure to find something here that challenges, inspires, and entertains.

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From book talks and signings to writing conferences and workshops to book clubs and retreats, here are just some of the places you can find me throughout the year.

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Book Clubs

Would you like me to chat with your book club? Let’s make it happen! (Also, this is where you’ll find discussion questions for individual books.)

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My musings on creativity, writing, sewing, nature, Michigan, family, faith, and more, often accompanied by lovely photos and sprinkled with what I hope amounts to good advice.

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