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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We Do! American Leaders Who Believe In Marriage Equality

“We Do! is a powerful look at the long battle for marriage equality in America. As Vermont’s governor, Madeleine Kunin was a leader on gay rights years before it was fashionable and years before our state became the first in the country to allow civil unions and, later, gay marriage without a...Watch now »

No Video The Everything Guide to the Introvert Edge

Extroverts get all the attention—but society is beginning to recognize the value of introverts—their observational skills, creativity, and strong focus. In Kozak's new bookThe Everything® Guide to the Introvert Edge, introverts can learn how to not only survive in an extroverted world,...Watch now »

No Video Three Squares - The Invention of the American Meal


As a nation, we are obsessed with our food. We post pictures of spectacular meals to social media, blog about our latest adventures in the kitchen, and spend hours watching people cook for sport on TV. Food is not a mere necessity—it’s a way of life. After all, we are what we eat, as...Watch now »

No Video Uncommon Law, Ancient Roads, and Other Ruminations on Vermont Legal History


The 25 essays collected in this new book from the Vermont Historical Society examine the founda­tions of legal thought in Vermont, historical issues ranging from log drives to the keeping of sheep to blue laws, the state’s legal luminaries, and contemporary issues including ancient...Watch now »

Deep in Crimson: Sarah Gilman

Kidnapped by humans and raised in a research facility, Jett was taught to believe his own race of demons insidious and violent. But a friendship with the archangel Raphael shatters Jett’s reality. Caught between two worlds, his first months of freedom find him lingering on the fringes of his...Watch now »

No Video Flying Blind

When a biologist with the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department approaches Middlebury writing professor and shepherd Don Mitchell about tracking endangered Indiana bats on his 150-acre farm in Vermont’s picturesque Champlain Valley, Mitchell’s relationship with bats—and with government—can be...Watch now »

No Video Losing Barbara

A Shared Braid. One feisty, green eyed woman named Barbara Jean Kernan links together 10 people of different ages, and backgrounds; separated by geography, scattered from the east coast to the west, from north to south, reaching as far away as New Zealand. Barbara connects these 10 people as one...Watch now »

The Séance Society: Michael Nethercott

What happens when an unlikely pair of sleuths take on a murder case with a paranormal twist and the leader of a ghostly club dies while talking with spirits? Find out when Michael Nethercott, author of The Seance Society, visits Phoenix Books Burlington.

Nethercott will begin the...Watch now »

Three Can Keep a Secret: A Joe Gunther Novel

Mayor’s critically-acclaimed series of police novels features Lt. Joe Gunther of the Brattleboro, Vermont police department. The books, which have been appearing about once a year since 1988, have been published in five languages (if you count British,) and routinely gather high praise from such...Watch now »

"The Witch, the Wheel, and the Sleepy Princess" with the Very Merry Theater

The Witch, the Wheel and the Sleepy Princess is an adaptation for older children and adults of the age-old Sleeping Beauty tale. It combines young actors, marionettes, rod and hand puppets with music and visual imagery.Watch now »