Photo credit: Kendra Castle

Photo credit: Kendra Castle

CAROLINE GREEN CHRISTOPOULOS

Caroline works part-time at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Cafe, where she has been a bookseller for eighteen years and buyer for thirteen. She is on the steering committee of the Asheville Grown Business Alliance and the programming committee for the Carolina Mountains Literary Festival. In addition to bringing authors and their works the attention they deserve, her focus includes strengthening community and promoting local business. She and her husband live in Asheville and are proud foster parents. 

 
Photo credit: Kendra Castle

Photo credit: Kendra Castle

LAUREN HARR

Lauren has worked in the book world for fifteen years primarily as a bookseller in Asheville and Albuquerque, but also as an assistant at literary nonprofits in Santa Fe, as an intern at Graywolf Press, and as a marketing assistant and publicist at Coffee House Press. She spent eight years at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Cafe where her passions were connecting readers and books and assisting the events program. She lives in Asheville with her husband and daughter.

 
Photo Credit: Scott Treadway, Treadshots

Photo Credit: Scott Treadway, Treadshots

JOANNE O’SULLLIVAN

Joanne has worked on many sides of the book business in the past 20 years: as a nonfiction editor at Lark Books, as a freelance developmental editor, as a book features writer and reviewer for the Asheville Citizen-Times, and as author of over a dozen books, including Between Two Skies (Candlewick, 2017) a Southern Book Prize finalist. Joanne loves helping develop media and publicity plans that help authors reach readers and position their books for success.