Meredith is an Indianapolis native and an IU graduate, where she studied Art 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 in love with architecture, illustration, 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.
Sara was born in Indianapolis and raised on the family farm outside of Lyons, Indiana. She is an artist and sculptor interested in metals, wood, and mixed media. She enjoys reading dated sci-fi novels, especially George Orwell and Stanislaw Lem and enjoys chocolate and cheese in equivalent amounts.
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.