E.H. Kern is a writer with a Ph.D. in history from University of Gothenburg (Sweden). She is a contributor to Book Riot, and a recurring blogger for Quirk Books. She is affiliated as a visiting scholar with the Department of History at University of Miami, FL, and as an adjunct instructor at the History Department at Florida International University as well as St. John Vianney College Seminary, both in Miami, FL.
Each blog post ends with the phrase “In the words of my friend, the Australian, I shall return”. This phrase is a catch phrase from the Swedish TV-show En Himla Många Program by comedy group Galenskaparna & After Shave.
The Boomerang is dedicated to Hans Brask (1464–1538) and Aphra Behn (1640–1689).