Letterpress Books is family owned, a member of the American Booksellers Association, of NEIBA, (New England Independent Booksellers Assoc.), the North Deering Neighborhood Association, as well as Portland Buy Local, and we participate in Indiebound.
Owner/Manager, Katherine Osborne, is a lifelong bookseller with 24 years experience. She has worked at three local bookstores, mostly in supervisory or management positions and most recently in buying. Kath lived in the Portland area for twenty-four years, growing up in central Maine. She writes book reviews for magazines and newspapers.John Paul Bakshoian has recently re-located from Southern California, where he was a Walt Disney Imagineer for 10 years. He worked in corporate and public libraries and is a published author. Karen Bakshoian,
Kath's mom, lived in California for some years, marketing for a successful software company, but has longed to return to Maine and finally has!
We are voracious readers! We look forward to recommending books to you. Talking about our favorite reads is what we live for!