Kerry Acker and Tom Gavin are freelance editors and writers who have written and contributed to numerous books, including Frommer's New York State. Both spent much of their childhoods driving and vacationing around New England, and they met while attending college in Worcester, MA.
Paul Karr, a native New Englander and prize-winning journalist, has authored more than 20 travel guidebooks for Frommer's covering the U.S. and Canada from coast to coast, as well as various other guidebooks.
A resident of Boston's North End, Marie Morris grew up in New York and graduated from Harvard, where she studied history. She's a co-author of Frommer's New England and writes the Frommer's Boston, Frommer's Boston Day by Day, and Boston For Dummies guides. She has worked for Newser.com, 02138 magazine, the Boston Herald, Boston magazine, and the New York Times.
Laura M. Reckford is the editor of The Barnstable Enterprise newspaper in the town of Barnstable on Cape Cod. Formerly the managing editor of The Falmouth Enterprise and Cape Cod Life magazine, she has also been on the editorial staffs of Good Housekeeping and Entertainment Weekly. She is the author of Frommer's Cape Cod Day by Day, Frommer's Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard & Nantucket, and a co-author of Frommer's New England.