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Jana Laiz
Jana Laiz has been writing for as long as she can remember. Fascinated by other cultures, Jana studied Anthropology and Chinese language at NYU and Middlebury College.
Anne Landsman
Although I grew up in Worcester, a small South African town in the shadow of the Brandwacht mountains, that wasn't the real me.
Alison Larkin
Alison was born in Washington DC, adopted at birth by British parents and raised in England and Africa.
Carolyn LeComte
Carolyn LeComte graduated from Rutgers University with a degree in art and a minor in Creative Writing and American Literature. She later became a medical artist for Rutgers Medical School.
Jeanne Lemlin
Jeanne Lemlin has been writing about great vegetarian food for more than a decade. She won a prestigious James Beard Cookbook Award for her book Quick Vegetarian Pleasures.

Gary Leveille

Author Gary Leveille is a writer, editor, educator, photographer, and local historian who resides in the Southern Berkshires. He has written several books about the Berkshires including: Old Route 7: Along the Berkshire Highway and Around Great Barrington, Legendary Locals of the Southern Berkshires, and Around Great Barrington.

David Levinson
Co-founder of Berkshire Publishing Group, David Levinson, PhD is a cultural anthropologist specializing in contemporary social issues.
Mark Liponis
Dr. Liponis is Medical Director of Canyon Ranch Health Resorts, with destination resorts in Lenox, MA and Tucson, Arizona, and Spa Clubs in Las Vegas, Kissimmee, Florida, and aboard the brand new Queen Mary II.
Michael Lipson
Michael Lipson, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist practicing in Great Barrington.
Elise Lufkin
Elise Lufkin has been involved with dogs all her life.
Patricia MacLachlan
Patricia MacLachlan is the bestselling author of beloved books for young readers, including Arthur, For the Very First Time, winner of the Golden Kite Award for fiction, and more.
Taylor Mali
Generally considered to be the most successful poetry slam strategist of all time, having led six of his seven national poetry slam teams to the finals stage and winning the championship itself a record four times before anyone had even tied him at three.
Marie-Elizabeth Mali
Marie-Elizabeth Mali was born and raised in New York City, with frequent trips to Venezuela and Sweden where most of her family lives.
Charles McCarry
Charles McCarry served in the United States Army, where he was a correspondent for Stars and Stripes, has been a small-town newspaperman, and was a speechwriter in the Eisenhower administration.
Herman Melville
Richard Michaels
Artist Richard Michaels paints to become absorbed in the present moment and access greater understanding of the creative process and of himself.
George Robert Minkoff
For four decades he has been a noted antiquarian and rare book dealer living in the Berkshires and New York City.
Joan Murray
Joan Murray is a National Poetry Series Winner, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship Winner; a Wesleyan New Poets Series Winner, and Winner of Poetry Society of America's Gordon Barber Award.