scottmeyerYA author Elizabeth Cody Kimmel has launched a fundraising campaign to help independent bookseller Scott Meyer pay for his cancer treatments.

“The average out-of-pocket expenses for an insured cancer patient can exceed over $1,000 a month,” she explained in a statement. “The thought of how the family will pay for medical bills, living expenses and college costs while keeping Merritt Books open should be the last thing on their minds, as they focus on getting Scott through the next step, which is radiation treatment.”

Kimmel has created the “Book Lovers for Scott” fund through Giveforward.com to help collection donations for the Meyer family. Here is more about Meyer’s role in the book community from the crowd funding page: Read more