Writers & Books

Local Authors

The authors listed here reveal the rich literary community in our region. This is an evolving list so please let us know if we’ve missed anyone.

Pictured: Author Jennifer Trainer Thompson

Fiction/Mathematics/Humor: Colin Adams
Fiction: Andrea Barrett
Fiction/Literary Criticism/Memoir: Gene Bell-Villada
Youth Fiction/Cookbooks: Ali Benjamin

Guidebooks: Christy & Jan Butler

Cultural History: John Chandler
Poetry: Cassandra Cleghorn
Cookbooks: Linda Glick Conway
Philosophy/Politics/Government/Memoir: George T. (Sam) Crane
Fiction/Environmental: Dean Crawford
Fiction/Mysteries/TV/Comedy: Hy Conrad
Graphic Novelist/Cartoonist: Howard Cruse
American History: Lee Baldwin Dalzell
American History: Robert F. Dalzell
American History: Charles B. Dew
Fiction/Memoir: Robb Forman Dew
American History: Susan Dunn
History of Art and Architecture: Samuel Y. Edgerton
Art/Memoir: Mike Glier
Culinary History/Cookbooks: Darra Goldstein
English Literature: Dustin Griffin
J.R.R. Tolkien/History of the Book/Children’s Literature: Wayne G. Hammond
Fiction/Literary Romance: John J. Healey
History/Political Science: Samuel Humes
American History: Alex Kershaw
Nonfiction/Environmentalism: Elizabeth Kolbert
Poetry: Jeffrey Levine
Political Science: Michael MacDonald
Art History: Nancy Mowll Mathews
Nonfiction/Automotive: Sue Mead
History/Philosophy/Political Thought: Francis Oakley
Mystery: Charles O’Brien
Art History: Carol Ockman
Nonfiction/Autism/Memoir: Clara Claiborne Park
Science Fiction/Fantasy: Paul Park
Astronomy: Jay M. Pasachoff
Youth Nonfiction/Biography/Jewish History: Naomi Pasachoff
Poetry: Lawrence Raab
Memoir/Essay: Marsha Recknagel
Art: Deborah Rothschild
Poetry: Robert Ronnow
J.R.R. Tolkien/Art History/Children’s Literature: Christina Scull
Youth: John Seven and Jana Christy
Fiction: Jim Shepard
Fiction: Karen Shepard
Crafts/Cookbooks: Gwen Steege
Nonfiction/Berkshires/ Hiking/Skiing: Lauren R. Stevens
Television/Radio/Film: Jay Tarses
Religion, Culture, Public Life: Mark C. Taylor
Cookbooks/Nonfiction: Jennifer Trainer Thompson
Youth Historical Fiction/Humor: Judith Eichler Weber
Photography/Historical Restoration: Nicholas Whitman
Nonfiction: Katey G. Winant
Youth Fiction/Memoir: Elizabeth Winthrop
History/Military: James B. Wood
Local History/Biography/Memoir: Tela Zasloff