Owner Gloria Tiller retired from the real estate business in 1988 to open Kazoo Books. A WMU graduate, Gloria co-founded Buy Local Greater Kalamazoo and in 2010 won the Kalamazoo Network’s Glass Ceiling Award.
Before Nick Kekic became a bookseller at Kazoo Books he was an educator for many years and is the author of A Fine Place for a City: Titus Bronson and the Founding of Kalamazoo.
John Wenger has worked in bookstores all of his life and is manager and book buyer at the Clarendon store. He leads the Science Fiction book group and writer’s group at the store.
James Romansky has more knowledge about graphic novels and Urban Fantasy in his index finger than most men have in their entire bodies.
Todd Toussaint keeps the site updated, coordinates events & is willing to embarrass himself or others for the sake of a modestly clever Instagram post.
Radio is our store buddy. Once an award-winning showcat, he now spends his days wandering (and napping) his new territory.