Suzanne DeGaetano is co-owner of Mac’s Backs-Books on Coventry and has managed the store for over 30 years. Mac’s Backs has three floors of new and used books and magazines, and is located in Cleveland Heights. Mac’s hosts readings, book signings, author events, book clubs, writing groups, and provides a free community meeting space for groups and organizations. The monthly poetry reading, ongoing since 1984, is one of the region’s longest established series. She is a board member with Literary Cleveland and has twice served on the board of the Great Lakes Independent Booksellers Association.