Stories of Grateful Living

Olive Tree Books-n-Voices: A Calling and a Community

by Zelmon Johnson
I was more interested in a community bookstore where people could walk to it and…
Zelmon Johnson

Zelmon Johnson

About the author

Zelmon Johnson, known as "Zee,” is the founder and owner of Olive Tree Books-n-Voices, a community bookstore located in Springfield, MA. Affectionately known as the “bookstore lady on Hancock Street”, Olive Tree Books-n Voices grew from a future retirement hobby to a bricks and mortar bookstore located in the Mason Square Neighborhood of Springfield. With 15 years in the community, the
bookstore’s goal is to be a resource for all ages whose interest is of a literature nature.