Meredith is an Indianapolis native and an IU graduate, where she studied Art History and European History. Prior to joining Indy Reads Books, she worked for the Indianapolis Museum of Art and the Indianapolis Public Library. In addition to selling books, she also binds them at the National Library Bindery Co. and assists with local art appraisals. She's passionate about architecture, children's literature, and all things Proust.
Assistant Manager & Art Gallery Director
Victoria joined the Indy Reads Books team as a volunteer in October 2013. She is currently a Gender Studies major in Indianapolis. She enjoys reading titles from who two favorite authors: Rebecca Solnit and Alice Walker. Victoria spends most of her time studying, drawing, and hanging out with her friends' dogs.
Debby is a former teacher, and an active community volunteer. She joined the staff in 2016. She concentrates on welcoming customers and visitors, helping them become acquainted with Indy Reads Books, and promoting the mission of the store, especially to educators. In her free time, Debby enjoys reading, bridge, the arts, and her large family. Her favorite authors are:Lillian Hellman, Maya Angelou and Hilary Mantel. She was excited to meet Gloria Steinem on a recent flight!
Alyssa Starr Newerth
Director of Indy Reads Books
Alyssa started volunteering with Indy Reads in 2010, and joined the staff in 2012. She holds one Masters degree in Public Administration and another in Philanthropic Studies, both from IU. She is responsible for the strategic vision, oversight, and financial success of Indy Reads Books. She is a proud Fountain Square resident and is the co-founder of the coolest book club in town, The Indianapolis Ladies of Leisure Society.