"Erin Litteken pens a powerfully moving debut in The Memory Keeper of Kyiv . . . Ukraine's tragic history painfully echoes its current crisis, and on every page the Ukrainian spirit shines out, unbowed, unbent, and unbroken. This is a compelling, timely read."

-Kate Quinn, New York Times bestselling author of The Rose Code & The Diamond Eye


Welcome, and thank you for visiting my website! I'm pleased to announce my publisher will be donating a share of the proceeds from my debut novel to DEC Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal. Please check back here and follow me on social media for more updates. 

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"A stunning portrait of Ukraine and its people... A remarkable read not to be missed."

LISA WINGATE, #1 New York Times bestselling author of

Before We Were Yours

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In the 1930s, Stalin’s activists marched through the Soviet Union, espousing the greatness of collective farming. It was the first step in creating a man-made famine that, in Ukraine, stole almost 4 million lives. Inspired by the history the world forgot, and the Russian government denies, Erin Litteken reimagines their story.

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