City Builders

CITYBUILDERS2Meet the city builders. Here are just a few of the people fostering Roanoke’s strength as a BOOK CITY. From heading literacy efforts to hosting social gatherings for writers, these folks are making the region an even better place to love books and the written word. Check back for more soon. We’re adding new profiles each month.


Betsy Ashton

Rachel Barton
Amanda Cockrell
Bryan Hancock
Shari Henry
Liz Long
Cara Ellen Modisett
Sheila Umberger