Jessica Snow

I began my library career as a children’s librarian for the Boston Public Library (BPL). I always wanted to work with and for teens but there were no teen librarian positions open so I plotted and waited. I was a... (Continue reading)

Lona Trulove

VOYA Magazine welcomes Lona Trulove to the VOYA Advisory Board. I am not sure if books or the women who shared them with me are what started my lifelong love affair with literature.  As a child, I have fond memories... (Continue reading)

Kimberly Patton

My love affair with books started in early childhood. When I was a child, I read everywhere I went. “On car trips (no matter how short or how long), at the playground, on the swing set, or leaning up against... (Continue reading)

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Sharon Colvin

Sharon Colvin is a new member of VOYA’s Advisory Board. Believe it or not, I started my library career as a work-study student at Harvard.  I taught students how to navigate the enormous (and not yet online – this was... (Continue reading)

Anthony Bernier

[Editor’s note: Anthony is valued member of the board, a VOYA columnist, and a long time VOYA friend.] My career turns on such things as civil disturbances and arson. Like most of us in this field I started out in... (Continue reading)

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Pam Spencer Holley

[Editor’s note: Pam Spencer Holley is the President of the VOYA Editorial Advisory Board, and occasional contributor, and a long time VOYA friend.] Reading Dorothy and Mary K’s adventures with getting VOYA off the ground, reminded me of the notice... (Continue reading)

Diane P. Tuccillo

[Editor’s note: Diane is a long time valued member of the VOYA Editorial Advisory Board and a frequent contributor.] Way back in the 1970s, I was a high school English teacher in New Jersey. I also coached the Drama Club... (Continue reading)