Berkshire Authors T-Z

Many talented authors, illustrators, and photographers reside in and around the Berkshires, and we are pleased to feature their work.

Click on a name or picture below to look through their body of work.

Lisken Van Pelt Dus

Lisken Van Pelt Dus is a poet (living in Pittsfield), a teacher (of writing and languages at Monument Mountain Regional High School in Great Barrington), and a martial artist (and owner of Elm Street Martial Arts in Pittsfield).

Edith Velmans
Edith Velmans studied at Amsterdam University after the war and married Loet Velmans in 1949.
Hester Velmans
Hester Velmans is a novelist, editor, and translator of French and Dutch literary fiction.
Edith Wharton
Author of The Age of Innocence, Ethan Frome, and The House of Mirth, she wrote over 40 books in 40 years, including authoritative works on architecture, gardens, interior design, and travel.
Simon Winchester
Simon Winchester has worked as a foreign correspondent for most of his career, although he graduated from Oxford in 1966 with a degree in geology.
Jeremy Yudkin
Jeremy Yudkin is a professor in the Department of Musicology and associated faculty in the Department of African American Studies at Boston University.