Arts, Dining & Entertainment

Vermont ski writer Karen Lorentz to sign books in Ludlow

Saturday, Feb. 18, 2 p.m.—LUDLOW—Vermont author, ski writer, and journalist Karen Lorentz will be at the Book Nook in Ludlow Saturday, Feb. 18, signing books from 2-4 p.m.
Lorentz is the author of “Okemo, All Come Home,” “Killington, A Story of Mountains and Men,” “The Great Vermont Ski Chase,” and “Good Vermonters.” She was also editor-in-chief of “Tips, Turns, and Tales,” an anthology of 50 years of ski writing.
All five books will be available and if anyone purchases an Okemo or Killington book on this date, they can choose a free copy of one of the three paperbacks. The Okemo and Killington books are limited edition hardcovers that trace the respective ski area’s history from inception to their current owners. Each is a coffee-table sized book with 364 pages, including 32 pages of color photographs and more than 200 black-and-white photographs.
Lorentz is a contributor to the Mountain Times,, Okemo Magazine, Rutland Magazine, Skiing History Magazine, and the Rutland Herald, among others. She was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Skiing History Association for excellence in ski journalism and has received Harold Hirsch awards from the North American Snowsports Journalists Association for book and feature writing as well as a Snowsports Industry America award for feature writing. She is currently working on a history of Vermont skiing and would enjoy meeting anyone with an interesting story or bit of ski history to share.
Readers are welcome to bring in previously purchased books for inscriptions or to pre-order a book for signing through The Book Nook, 802-228-3238.

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