Amy Makechnie is the author of several middle grade novels.
Kari Allen is the author of several early readers and picture books, born from her experience as an elementary school teacher.
J. M. Hirsch
J.M. Hirsch is a James Beard Award-winning food and travel writer. He is editorial director of Christopher Kimball's Milk Street, and always has a suggestion for a unique cocktail.
Rob will delight you with his genre-tastic sci-fi novels, and his wry wit.
Sy Montgomery and Howard Mansfield
Sy Montgomery and Howard Mansfield are married and live in Hancock, NH. It’s always a joy when they visit the store!
Author David Elliott lives in Warner, NH. He’s very funny on the page and in real life!
Erin Bowman is the critically acclaimed author of numerous books for teens, including the Taken Trilogy, Vengeance Road, Retribution Rails, Dustborn, and the Edgar Award-nominated Contagion/Immunity duology, with The Girl in the Witch's Garden, her first offering for middle grade readers.
A transplant from England, Virginia brightens our week when she comes in to work on her manuscripts in the cafe, and to pop over to the counter for a bit of catching up. A resident of Concord now, with her husband and their three children, Virginia's latest two novels, As Far as the Stars (2019) and The Children's Secret (2021, written as Nina Monroe) are set in the United States.
Erica Sofer Bodwell's poems have appeared in PANK, APIARY, HeART and other journals. Her chapbook, Up Liberty Street, was released in March 2017 by Finishing Line Press. Her full-length manuscript, Crown of Wild, was a finalist for the 2018 Four Way Books Larry Levis Prize and won the Two Sylvias Press 2018 WIlder Contest.
Dan Szczesny is a long-time journalist, author and speaker living in New Hampshire. An avid hiker and travel-writer focusing on the history and natural world around him, his latest book, U & Me, is a series of reflections on fatherhood with his littlest hiking buddy.
Donald Hall, of Wilmot, NH, and Eagle Pond, was one of the country’s most prolific and respected men of letters. Author of many books of poetry and essays, children’s books, short stories, biographies, and memoirs, Don was a local treasure.
Tomie dePaola lived in New London, and was one of our favorite children’s book authors. His distinctive style and incredible use of color made his books instantly recognizable.