Category : Fiction

Brian Staveley
After teaching literature, philosophy, history, and religion for more than a decade, Brian Staveley began writing epic fantasy. His first book, The Emperor’s Blades, the start of his series, Chronicle of the Unhewn Throne, Read more

Howard Frank Mosher

Where does fiction come from? Vermont author Howard Frank Mosher will read from his new novel, God’s Kingdom, and discuss the real-life places, people, and events that inspired the book. Mosher’s talk will focus on his writing process in general. Read more

Tim Weed

Tim Weed’s first novel, Will Poole’s Island (2014), which Kirkus Reviews called “immersive . . . a riveting portrayal of early Colonial New England,” Read more

Sheila PostIn The Road to Walden North, novelist Sheila Post has written an elegiac tribute to the spirit of Thoreau—a timely ‘Walden revisited.’ Read more


Sara Dillon has deep family roots in northeastern Vermont and during her many years spent in Ireland, she did important work in linking cultural values to landscape preservation. Read more

Megan Mayher Bergman
Megan Mayhew Bergman is the Associate Director of Bennington’s Masters in Fine Arts program and the author of two books with Scribner, Birds of a Lesser Paradise and Almost Famous Women. Read more

Justine O'Keefe
Justine O’Keefe first book, a historical novel, was based on her grandmother’s childhood. Scattered Pages is a new historical novel exploring a young woman’s struggle to discover the truth surrounding her childhood abandonment, Read more

Jacob M. AppelJacob M. Appel is the author of the novels The Man Who Wouldn’t Stand Up, which won the 2012 Dundee International Book Award, and The Biology of Luck (2013). His story collection, Scouting for the Reaper (2014), won the Hudson Prize. Read more

Brett Ann Stanciu. jpgBrett Ann Stanciu knows the soil of Vermont well. A sugarmaker and graduate of Marlboro College, she lives on Woodbury Mountain Read more

Alice Eckles

After moving to Middlebury Alice Eckles shifted from teaching visual art to writing. She authored a Phrase Book for Spiritual Emergencies published in 2009 Read more