Berkshire Authors N-R

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.

Steve Nelson
Steve has authored numerous Op-Ed columns in The Berkshire Eagle, and has been a leader in bringing fiber-optic broadband to western Mass.

Linda Novick
Linda Novick is an artist, art educator, and certified professional-level Kripalu Yoga teacher.

Kevin O'Hara
Kevin O'Hara is a writer, storyteller, and photographer. A psychiatric nurse at Berkshire Medical Center for 25 years, Mr. O'Hara has read on WAMC Albany, WBUR Boston, as well as performed at The Berksire Museum, Stockbridge Library, and the Either/Or Bookstore in Pittsfield.

John Patrick

Author of LGBT fiction and Lambda Literary Award finalist.

Andrew L. Pincus
Andrew L. Pincus is the music critic for the Berkshire Eagle in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, and has been a contributor to the New York Times, Boston Globe, Opera News, Musical America, and numerous other publications.
Peter Pouncey
A classicist, former dean of Columbia College, and president emeritus of Amherst College, Peter Pouncey lives in New York and northern Connecticut.
David Rabe
Rabe is known for his loose trilogy of plays drawing on his experiences as an Army draftee in Vietnam, Sticks and Bones (1969), the Tony Award-winning The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel (1971), and Streamers (1976).
Lucinda Race
Lucinda and her husband live in western Massachusetts with their two little fur babies, Jasper and Griffin. When she's not working her day job she steals every free moment she can for writing romance.
Ruth Reichl
Reichl began writing about food in 1972, when she published Mmmmm: A Feastiary. Since then, she has authored the critically acclaimed, best-selling memoirs Tender at the Bone, Comfort Me With Apples, and Garlic and Sapphires.
Catherine Reid
Catherine Reid is a naturalist, teacher, and poet. She lives in an old farmhouse in western Massachusetts.
Seth Rogovoy
Seth Rogovoy is a writer, award-winning critic, book author, lecturer, teacher, and radio commentator.
Fleming Rutledge
Reverend Fleming Rutledge, having spent twenty-two years in parish ministry, now has an international preaching vocation.
Roni Schotter
Roni Schotter is the award-winning author of 25 books for children, including picture books and story picture books for middle readers.
Francine Segan
Noted lecturer and food writer, Francine Segan regularly appears on radio and TV including CBS, Discovery and History channels and the Food Network.
Robert Shanks
Robert Shanks, aka Bob Shanks, is the winner of two Emmy Awards and “has been nominated almost as many times as Susan Lucci.”
Jim Shepard
Jim Shepard is the author of six novels and two previous collections of stories. He teaches at Williams College in Williamstown, MA.
Cassandra Sohn
Cassandra Sohn is a freelance photographer and journalist originally from Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Charles Steinhacker
Charles Steinhacker is an internationally known photographer whose color images of the landscape, wildlife, architecture and abstraction have been featured in National Geographic, Life and many other major magazines.