I have been widely published both as an author of books issued under my own name and as a ghostwriter/co-writer for clients’ books.  Following is a summary of what I have written, co-written, and ghostwritten over the past forty years.

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Myers Publication List – 2021


  • The View from Whitcomb Hill: Vermont in the Age of Climate Crisis (Montpelier, Vt.: Montemayor Press, 2021).
  • Message in a Bottle: Raves and Rêves (Montpelier, Vt.: Montemayor Press, forthcoming 2021).
  • Today a Flying Bear Will Kill Me (Montpelier, Vt.: Montemayor Press, 2020).
  • On Whitcomb Hill: Land, House, and History in Rural Vermont (Montpelier, Vt.:  2019).
  • When Parents Die: A Guide for Adults (New York: Viking, 1986; Penguin Books, 1987, fifteen printings as of 1996; second edition 1997, fifteen printings as of 2013).
  •  The Chosen Few (South Bend, Indiana: And Books, 1982).

Freestanding Essays

  • “Heat” (Montpelier, Vt.:  Montemayor Press, 2018).
  • “The Whiteness of the Weasel” (Montpelier, Vt.:  Montemayor Press, 2017).
  • “Pond Meadow Moon” (Montpelier, Vt.:  Montemayor Press, 2017).
  • Lovely, Dark and Deep (Montpelier, Vt.:  Montemayor Press, 2017).


  • Mission (Montpelier, Vt.:  Montemayor Press, 2018).
  • Last Things (Montpelier, Vt.:  Montemayor Press, 2017).
  • Fever (Montpelier, Vt.:  Montemayor Press, 2016).
  • The Mountain Trilogy:
    • The Mountain Made of Light (New York: New American Library/Roc, 1992); second edition, Montpelier, Vt.:  Montemayor Press, 2010.
    • Fire and Ice (New York: New American Library/Roc, 1992); second edition, (Montpelier, Vt.:  Montemayor Press, forthcoming 2021).
    • The Summit (New York: New American Library/Roc, 1994); second edition, (Montpelier, Vt.:  Montemayor Press, forthcoming 2021).

Books for Young Adults

  • Far from Gringo Land (New York: Clarion Books, 2010).
  • Ice (Montpelier, Vt.:  Montemayor Press, 2007).
  • When Will I Stop Hurting?: Loss, Teens, and Grief (Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2004).

Books for Middle-grade Students

  • The Dreamsinger (Montpelier, Vt.:  Montemayor Press, 2021).
  • Storyteller (New York: Clarion Books, 2008).
  • Duck and Cover (Montpelier, Vt.:  Montemayor Press, 2004
  • Survival of the Fittest (Montpelier, Vt.:  Montemayor Press, 2000; seven printings as of 2017).
  • The Adventures of Forri the Baker (Montpelier, Vt.: Montemayor Press, 1999).
  • Hostage (New York: Hyperion Books for Children, 1996; paperback edition, 1997; Italian language edition Milan: Arnoldo Mondadori Editore, 1998; Spanish language edition Bogotá: Grupo Editorial Norma, 1999).
  • Climb or Die (New York: Hyperion Books for Children, 1994; paperback edition, 1995; German language edition—Vienna: Carl Ueberreuter Verlag, 1997).

Books for Early Readers

  • Let’s Build a Playground! (Parsipanny, N.J.: Modern Curriculum Press/Simon & Schuster, 1998).
  • The Great Riddle Mystery (Parsipanny, N.J.: Modern Curriculum Press/Simon & Schuster, 1998).
  • Secrets of the Rainforest (Parsipanny, N.J.: Modern Curriculum Press/Simon & Schuster, 1998).
  • Forri the Baker (New York: Dial Books for Young Readers, 1995; Danish language edition Copenhagen: Forlaget Carlsen, 1996).

Co-written/Ghostwritten Business Books

  • The Ernst & Young Financial Planning Guide (New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1995; second edition, 1996; third edition, 1998)—written with partners of Ernst & Young.
  • The Ernst & Young Executive Guide to Total Cost Management (New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1992)—written with partners of Ernst & Young; current editions include translations into French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, and Polish.
  • The Arthur Young International Business Guide (New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1988)—written with partners of Arthur Young International.
  • Comparative and Multinational Management (New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1985)—written with Simcha Ronen, Ph.D.
  • Alternative Work Schedules: Selecting, Implementing, Evaluating (Homewood, Illinois: Dow Jones Irwin, 1984)—written with Simcha Ronen, Ph.D.

Co-written/Ghostwritten Psychology Books

  • Master Your Fears: How to Triumph over Your Worries and Get on with Your Life (New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2004)—written with Linda Sapadin, Ph.D.; Korean language edition—Seoul: Keorum Publishing Company, 2004.
  • Who’s the Boss?: How to Gain and Maintain Your Parental Authority When Kids Rule the Roost (New York: Perigee Books, 2002; Japanese language edition—Tokyo: Sony Magazines, 2004)—written with Aleta Koman, M.Ed.
  • The Parenting Survival Kit: How to Make It through the Parenting Years with Your Family, Sanity, and Wallet Intact (New York: Perigee Books, 2000)—written with Aleta Koman, M.Ed.
  • How to Mend a Broken Heart: Letting Go and Moving On (Chicago: Contemporary Books, 1997; paperback edition, 1998 five printings to date; Russian language edition—Moscow: Galim Editions, 2004)—written with Aleta Koman, M.Ed.
  • Adult Sibling Rivalry: Understanding the Legacy of Childhood (New York: Crown Publishers Inc., 1992; Fawcett/Crest, 1993)—written with Jane Greer, D.S.W.
  • Mind Movies (New York: The American Health Foundation, 1986)—written for the American Health Foundation.

Co-written/Ghostwritten Health and Fitness Books

  • The Structure House Weight Plan: The Life-Changing Program for Lifelong Health (New York: Simon & Schuster, 2007)—written with Gerard J. Musante, Ph.D.

Co-written/Ghostwritten Relationship/Spirituality Books

  • Real Life, Real Love: Seven Paths to a Strong, Lasting Relationship (New York: Berkley Books, simultaneous English and Spanish-language editions, 2006)—rewritten for Fr. Albert Cutié.

Partial Content or Editorial Contributions

  • The Muse upon My Shoulder: Discussions of the Creative Process, by Sylvia Taggart McTague, ed. (Madison, N.J.: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2004).
  • East-West Medicine, by May Loo, M.D., and Jack Maguire (New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2001).
  • Handbook for the Heart, by Benjamin Shield and Richard Carlson (New York: Little, Brown, 1996).
  • Starting on a Shoestring: Building a Business without a Bankroll, 3rd and 4th Editions, by Arnold S. Goldstein, Ph.D. (New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1995 and 2002); Mandarin language edition—Beijing: Citic Publishing House, 2004.
  • Where the Jobs Are, by John W. Wright (New York: Avon Books, 1992).
  • A Survey of Swedish Marketing in the U.S. through Agents and Distributors, by Richard J. Kossman, Olle Wijkstrom, and partners of Ernst & Young (New York: Ernst & Young, 1992).

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