Bill Schubart has lived with his family in Vermont since 1947. He writes about Vermont in fiction, humor and opinion pieces.
Schubart was born in New York City in 1945. His father, who was serving as an officer in the Navy, died in the Philippines in World War II before his son was born. His widow moved with her newborn son to Vermont in 1947, where he was educated in Morrisville Public Schools, Phillips Exeter Academy, Kenyon College and the University of Vermont. Schubart’s great uncle was the renowned photographer and champion of impressionist art, Alfred Stieglitz. Schubart is fluent in French language and culture which he taught before entering communications as an entrepreneur. He writes and speaks extensively on the media and other civic issues and has written as well for Current. He has spoken at numerous industry and media events including Book Expo. Schubart is a regular commentator on Vermont Public Radio.
Schubart’s interests include poetry, photography, stone gardening, food preparation, classical and primitive music. He lives in Hinesburg, Vermont, with his wife Katherine, a writer. He has three sons, Bill, Peter and Steven and a daughter Anna, as well as a stepson Guy and a stepdaughter Phoebe.
Set in rural America and spanning much of the 20th century, Lila & Theron captures the spirit of the American rural experience, as it relates to their personal stories of love and sacrifice.
From the foreward, “Lila and Theron do not imagine themselves poor, nor do they covet what they don’t have.
A wholly new collection of Lamoille Stories from Vermont author, Bill Schubart. Many of the original characters in the 2008 edition like Jeeter, Pete, Theron and Lila are back in this new set of stories. - Hiding his beer from his wife, Willy discovers that if he buries a 12 oz. bottle of Old Fitzgerald beer in the woods, in time it'll grow into a quart.
I grew up in a small town in Lamoille County in Northern Vermont. In our largely French Canadian family, I heard countless stories. TV came late to our home so family and community entertainments often took the form of well-told stories. The characters, eccentrics, and misadventures that make up these stories live in me today.
This is a work of fiction based on the lives of The Reverend Baybie Hoover and her Deaconess of Music and dear friend, Virginia Brown. In 1976, Philo Records recorded an album of Baybie and Virginia (Philo 1019) and several of us became immersed in the narrative of their extraordinarily courageous lives.
Panhead is an exploration of hill farm life in Vermont in the sixties. Paul and Glenda are growing up on a small hill farm on the spine of Mt. Pisgah above the Northeast Kingdom's legendary Lake Willoughby.They keep close to each other and have a shared sense that their way of life is coming to an end.