books

Allison Rowe | Books of my Life

Allison Rowe is the marketing coordinator for Visit Canton. You probably have read one of her blogs on VisitCanton.com. She enjoys shopping, going to Zumba at the Y, spending time with friends and family, going to concerts, exploring museums and watching football. Allison is a Stark County native and is excited to soon work, play and live in Canton, with her soon-to-be-husband, Andy Gromofsky, whom she met at Walsh University.

Kelsey Davis | Books of My Life

Kelsey Davis has been the editor of About magazine since January 2014. She was born and raised in Stark County and received her bachelor’s degree from Kent State University. She currently resides in North Canton with her husband, Austin, and two cats, Max and Mila. She loves going to the library (even while on vacation) and believes everyone should use and enjoy their local library.

Neil Carpathios | Books of My Life

Neil Carpathios is an award-winning poet and author of five full-length poetry collections, most recently “The Door on Every Tear.” He also has published a collection of flash fictions, edited an anthology of literature and written as a newspaper columnist. He has taught at various colleges and universities, most recently for the past 12 years at Shawnee State University in Portsmouth, Ohio, where he was a professor of English and director of Creative Writing. Currently, he is serving as Writer in Residence at Malone University in Canton.

Sherri Brake | Books of My Life

Sherri is the owner and haunted history tour guide of a company she began in 2003 in Stark County. Haunted Heartland Tours has been voted in the top five Best Ghost Tours in America by USA Today. Sherri has been featured on various paranormal television and radio shows. Her tours take her into various states with special haunted tours in Ireland and Scotland. She is the author of “Haunted Stark County” and “The Haunted History of the Ohio State Reformatory.” Her website is HauntedHistory.net.