Celebrating 25 Years in Business!

Founder Kitty Axelson-Berry, President Megan St. Marie, Director of Operations & Archival Projects Sean St. Marie, and Director of Publishing Ali de Groot share a celebratory toast during Modern Memoirs’ 25th anniversary year.

Founder Kitty Axelson-Berry, President Megan St. Marie, Director of Operations & Archival Projects Sean St. Marie, and Director of Publishing Ali de Groot share a celebratory toast during Modern Memoirs’ 25th anniversary year.

MODERN MEMOIRS, INC. will help you create the beautiful book you envision.
Our professional self-publishing services include:
      

  • INTERVIEWS and TRANSCRIPTION

  • WRITING

  • EDITING

  • BOOK DESIGN and CUSTOM ILLUSTRATION

  • IMAGE PROCESSING and PHOTO RESTORATION

  • MAPS, GENEALOGY CHARTS

  • PRINTING/BINDING

  • eBOOK and eBOOK DISTRIBUTION

Please see our services for more details about the offerings listed above.

Beginning in summer 2019 , we also offer the following services:

  • GRANDBOOKS: books for young readers grounded in personal and family history

  • WRITING WORKSHOPS: host a “Once Upon a Memory” writing program at your organization

  • PERSONAL ARCHIVES MANAGEMENT: confidential, professional review, digitization, and organization of personal papers for preservation or donation (service area limited to the Northeast)

  • FAMILY HISTORY RESEARCH AND PRESERVATION SUPPORT: collections of recipes, letters, family trees, and other heirloom ephemera, digitized and/or published in book form

  • CELEBRATION BOOKS/FESTSCHRIFTS: gifts comprised of photos, letters, and more to mark anniversaries, birthdays, family reunions, and retirements

  • TRIBUTE BOOKS: keepsakes with an obituary, photos, eulogies, quotations, poems, and prayers

  • ETHICAL WILLS/LEGACY LETTERS: your legacy of intangible gifts—hopes, dreams, and values

  • EULOGY WRITING AND EDITING: remarks for memorial services

  • (ADVANCE) OBITUARIES: as part of end-of-life planning, or to create public, written tributes for loved ones

  • MILESTONE EDITING AND WRITING: for weddings, birthdays, retirements, and other occasions


We have been featured in The New York Times business section.
Read about us here.