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Author and Travel Enthusiast


About the Author

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Eric Kirchmann, M.D. is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University with a passion for travel. He married his high school sweetheart, Courtney, whom he met in junior high French class. After raising their children, they now aim to explore the world with deep dives into the culture, history, food and people of the places they visit. With expertise in communication and human interaction, Eric brings fresh and unique observations to the world of travel writing. Eric’s current release, It Starts with Bonjour, has been a best-seller reaching #1 in Amazon's Culinary Travel and Travel Tips categories and #2 best-seller in Provence Travel. 

Author of the (unpublished) books Écoutez et Répétez and And All I Got Was Cheese…, Eric’s first release, Your English is Better than My French (2023), was also well received (Amazon #1 New Release in six categories- French Travel, Paris Travel, Dordogne Travel, History of France, Travel Writing Reference & Travel Tips, and Amazon #2 Best Seller in Dordogne Travel).  Eric and Courtney live in Raleigh, NC near their three grown children and precious grandchildren.

See the interview with his alma mater, Knox College

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Available Books

For a signed paperback copy of either book, purchase direct by emailing through the "Contact Me" button above. The author would be happy to personalize a message and send you a copy. Sorry, due to postage rates, offer only extends to United States addresses. 

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