The Star Theatre and reading the stars are important parts of Jeanne Mozier’s world. So are her books that star exciting places to travel both in West Virginia and around the country, as well as her latest: Senate Magic, a novel about political stars. Jeanne’s blog: Living in Berkeley Springs, is filled with observations and happenings from all the other parts of her slightly skewed world including astrological essays. The Making of Images posts on the blog tell about the adventures Jeanne and Betty Lou Harmison had in assembling their book of vintage Berkeley Springs photos — plus some of the photos collected. Released in September 2011, the book has been a popular seller.
ArtVoiceWV featured Jeanne in one of their videos about WV artists. It includes commentary on all parts of her life from popcorn making at the Star to her lifework of “holding the vision. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgqrHRKkQFQ&feature=youtu.be
Visit the Star Theatre, showing movies on weekends in historic Berkeley Springs, West Virginia.
If you are a traveler looking for something weird but fun, read Way Out in West Virginia, Jeanne’s must-have guide to the wonders and oddities of the Mountain State, which will teach you more about West Virginia than anyone you know.
Way Out was voted best book about West Virginia and Jeanne Mozier, Best West Virginia Author by readers of Graffiti in November 2006. A new fourth edition was released in late December 2013 and a handy ebook version is on the way. Way Out is widely available in bookstores or online.
West Virginia Beauty: Familiar and Rare is Jeanne’s second coffee table book with photographer Steve Shaluta. Their earlier Wonders of West Virginia is now out of print except for a few copies available only from Jeanne. West Virginia Beauty will soon be reprinted but at a higher price so get your copy now while a few of the first printing remain.
For unedited and immediate tidbits from Jeanne’s world, check her blog regularly or follow her and the Star on Facebook. Her more traditional articles on the magical place of Berkeley Springs can be found at www.berkeleysprings.com.
To read more of Jeanne’s bio, check the Background section.