Following Nancy Cressman’s thirteen years of store ownership, Rena J. Mosteirin recently took the helm of Left Bank Books and hopes to steer the ship through the rough waters of the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.


Please Note: Due to the economic damage of the crisis, Left Bank Books is no longer buying books but we welcome donations.


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About Rena

Rena J. Mosteirin is a LatinX experimental poet who teaches at Dartmouth College and edits Bloodroot Literary Magazine. Her novella Nick Trail’s Thumb (Kore Press, 2008) won the Kore Press Short Fiction Award, judged by Lydia Davis. Her chapbook Half-Fabulous Whales (Little Dipper, 2019) explores Moby-Dick through erasure poetry. Mosteirin co-authored Moonbit (punctum books, 2019) an academic and poetic exploration of the Apollo 11 guidance computer code, with her husband James E. Dobson. More about Moonbit here:



Rena and Nancy

Here is a photo of Rena and Nancy on the day the store made the ownership transition