The staff at Loganberry Books includes genre specialists, event coordinators, comptrollers, cataloguers, and handselling book lovers -- although our titles don't always reflect all that.  Here is who we are.

Brenda

Brenda

Brenda
Book Buyer
Loves to buy books, the older the better, but hates selling them. Positions chairs, rugs and displays in their proper locations. In short, Brenda is the proprietor’s mother.

 

Ebrahim

 

Ebrahim

Bookseller 

Ebrahim is from Persia, the land of poets, pistachios, and rugs.  Since Ebrahim's father is a book publisher, he has been involved in the book industry from the first day of his life. Pursuing an MBA at Case Western Reserve University brought him from his home country to Cleveland. Although he has an MBA now, he did not lose his interest in books. After joining Loganberry Books in October 2018, he gave a more international theme to the store.

 

 

Elisabeth

 

Elisabeth
Bookseller and Annex Gallery Manager

Elisabeth began working at Loganberry while home from Vassar College on summer break in 2007. It was this introduction to book business that sent her off on an almost 10-year career in book publishing after graduating and moving to New York City. She moved back to Cleveland with her wife in 2017 and is thrilled to return to her bookselling roots. Elisabeth's reading and collecting passions include vintage travel and nature writing and women's biography. When not reading (or telling you what you should read next), Elisabeth can be found in her garden or planning her next trip.

 

Freddy

 

 

Freddy

Bookseller

Every bookstore needs a retired librarian.  Freddy’s passion is the outdoors be it traveling,   walking to work or gardening, so it is no surprise she hosts the Naturalist’s Notebook Book Discussion.  In addition, she also coordinates the NOBS (Northern Ohio Bibliophilic Society) Forums.  You can find her hanging around the Nature and Science sections.

 

 

 

 

 

Harriett

Harriett

 

Harriett
Proprietor

Harriett started Loganberry Books in 1994, acknowledging that what she liked best about perpetual school was the physical objects called books. Her personal biblio interests range from Robert Lawson to Virginia Woolf and various and sundry illustrated editions of Alice in Wonderland and old lepidoptera.

 

 Julie

                 Julie

                Bookseller                  

Julie came to Cleveland to attend Case Western Reserve University, and stayed after graduating  because of the wonderful people she’s met here.  A voracious reader, primarily of non-fiction but also some fiction, Julie thought she had found heaven when she discovered Loganberry a few years ago.  Aside from reading, she enjoys writing, painting, music, cuddling her dog, and nature.  Julie selects books for the Book of the Month Club, as well as maintaining the Stump the Bookseller page and running the Broadsides and Ephemera Open Mic.

         

Leigh

Leigh

Bookseller

Leigh is new to Loganberry, but has been buying and selling books since 1992. Having dealt primarily with newer editions, she is excited to delve further into the antiquarian book world. She is a native Clevelander, raised in a bibliophilic family, who attended Case Western Reserve University and Ohio University. She is an animal lover and a founding Board member of both the Cleveland Animal Rights Alliance and the Cleveland Vegan Society, so much of her time is spent helping to plan the annual Cleveland VegFest. In addition to being a fan of books, she is also a film fan who has an MA in Film History and Theory. She lives with her husband and their family of rescue cats.

 

Lorraine

 

Miesha

     Miesha

     Bookseller

 Miesha Wilson Headen has a BA in English Literature from Columbia University and was the Mayor of Richmond Heights. If you are looking for a book written in English before 1930 or a book on western political theory, she knows it and will find it for you. She formerly served as a board member on Literary Cleveland and the Cuyahoga County Library Foundation. She is the point of contact for local author events, Author Alley, and the Well Read Black Girl book club.

 

 

 

Otis

Otis

 

Otis
Greeter

Otis joined us in the spring of 2008. Harriett was leaving for work when all of a sudden a very loud grey-and-white kitten appeared and demanded a job in book sales. He was very persuasive and Harriett decided to offer him a position. And that is how Loganberry Books became “the bookstore with the cat.”

Rachel

 

     Rachel

     Bookseller

Rachel Krislov is an artist who is thrilled to be working in Loganberry's labyrinthine forest of books when she's not making art. She graduated Cranbrook Academy of Art with an MFA in Print Media in 2016, and from Washington University in St. Louis with a BFA in Printmaking and Drawing in 2011. When not making art, she can often be found reading graphic novels, herding cats, watching cartoons, and playing video games.

 

 

 

Rebecca

Rebecca

Rebecca
Out-of-Print Specialist

Rebecca has spent a checkered career reading as much as possible, to the detriment of any other activity.  She spent many years as an announcer and interviewer for classical music radio, and has been known to commit theatre on various occasions.  She is married with 2 teenagers.

Sarah

Sarah

Sarah
Publisher Liaison

As our resident local author, Sarah is in charge of the LitArts room, which includes all of our literature and genre fiction.  She shelves the copious incoming inventory, and helps customers find the perfect read (even if she does tend towards dark and depressing tales herself).