The Authors

The Authors is a series produced by Phoenix Books that showcases the work of authors from Vermont and around the world.

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Jeffrey H. Beerworth: Historic Crimes and Justice in Burlington, Vermont

As Burlington grew into a city out of wilderness, more citizens meant more opportunities for crime. Horse thefts, murders and drunken brawls swamped the young and prosperous city. Those misdeeds inspired the first officers of what would become the Burlington Police Department to serve and...Watch now »

Archer Mayor: The Company She Kept

Archer Mayor discusses of The Company She Kept, the 26th Joe Gunther Mystery!

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Archer Mayor, in addition to writing the New York Times bestselling Joe Gunther series, is an investigator for the sheriff's department, the state medical examiner, and has twenty-five years...Watch now »

No Video Howard Frank Mosher

Acclaimed Vermont author Howard Frank Mosher discusses his new novel, God's Kingdom.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Born in the Catskill Mountains in 1942, Howard Frank Mosher has lived in Vermont's fabled Northeast Kingdom, "God's Kingdom," since 1964. Mosher has two grown children with his wife of...Watch now »

Major Jackson: Roll Deep

Major Jackson visits Phoenix Books, Burlington for a reading and book talk about his new poetry collection, Roll Deep.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Major Jackson is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, among other honors. He teaches at the University of Vermont and is the poetry editor of the...Watch now »

Stephen Kiernan: The Hummingbird

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Stephen P. Kiernan is a journalist with an M.A. from the Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University and an M.F.A. in fiction from the Iowa Writers' Workshop. His debut novel, The Curiosity, was published in 2013 and he is the author of two works of nonfiction, Last Rights...Watch now »

Rebecca Makkai & Megan Mayhew Bergman

Authors Rebecca Makkai and Megan Mayhew Bergman join us for a discussion of their new books of short stories, Music for Wartime (by Makkai) and Almost Famous Women (by Bergman).

Megan Mayhew Bergman is the author of Almost Famous Women and Birds of a Lesser...Watch now »

Author Duel: Max Gladstone, Brian Staveley, Elizabeth Bear, and James Cambias

Max Gladstone (Last First Snow), Brian Staveley (Providence of Fire), Elizabeth Bear (Karen Memory), and James Cambias (Corsair) duel it out at Phoenix Books, Burlington!  These four Tor authors will compete against one another by trying to out-dramatically read from their works and others,...Watch now »

Lev Grossman: The Magician's Land

Bestselling author Lev Grossman joins  with Andrew Liptak of Geek Mountain State for a conversation at Phoenix Books in Burlington, Vermont.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  Lev Grossman is the author of the New York Times bestselling novels The Magicians, The Magician King, and The Magician’s Land....Watch now »

Melanie & Jeff Carpenter: The Organic Medicinal Herb Farmer

A book launch for The Organic Medicinal Herb Farmer with Melanie and Jeff Carpenter, as well as special guest Rosemary Gladstar at Phoenix Books....Watch now »

Peter Shea: Vermont Trout Ponds

Peter Shea has a thirty-five year history of writing and publishing on outdoor topics, mostly trout fishing and mostly Vermont. His latest title is Vermont Trout Ponds, a personal selection of some of the author’s favorite lakes and ponds. Peter and his wife...Watch now »