Kat Uno has always had a passion for art. Her early love for comics, cartoons, anime, and children’s books has played a great influence on her illustration style. She currently focuses her creative efforts on illustrating children’s books. Kat currently resides in Hawaii with her husband and two children.
Bryan Wade is a playwright, radio dramatist and novelist. He has been a playwright-in-resident at Factory Theatre and the Blyth Festival, along with being an invited artist at the Stratford Festival and the Playwrights Colony at the Banff School of Fine Arts. Living on the left coast, Bryan is on the lookout for fault lines... [More]
Rachel Meltzer Warren is the author of The Smart Girl’s Guide to Going Vegetarian (Sourcebooks, 2014). She is a registered dietitian and nutrition writer, educator, and counselor. Her work has been featured in Women’s Health, Prevention, Good Housekeeping, Whole Living, and many other print and online publications. Rachel lives in the NYC area with her... [More]
Tiffanie Wen is a columnist at BBC Future and freelance journalist whose work has appeared in the Atlantic, Daily Beast, Guernica and others. When she’s not writing, she’s traveling the world and looking for her next story. She currently splits her time between California and New Hampshire, where she lives with her husband Roy and... [More]
Before writing the New York Times–bestselling Books of Elsewhere series, Jacqueline West published fiction and poetry in many journals including Chizine, Strange Horizons, and The St. Ann’s Review, and was twice nominated for a Pushcart Prize. The Books of Elsewhere series debuted with The Shadows in 2010 and concludes with Still Life, published in summer... [More]
Liz Wong was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, where she spent her early childhood painting and clambering about in mango trees. She began her illustrious art career in kindergarten, when she earned the first place trophy in the school poster contest. This encouraged her to pursue art instead of a sensible career in finance like the... [More]
Yvonne Woon is the author of Dead Beautiful, Life Eternal, and Love Reborn, collectively known as the Dead Beautiful trilogy. She received her MFA at Columbia University, and writes adult and teen fiction. Among her many inspirations are zombies, chemistry, boarding school, and fauna. She currently resides in California.
Novelist and pinch-hitting part-time librarian superhero, Bridget Zinn’s debut Poison was published by Disney/Hyperion in 2012. When not writing young adult masterpieces or working on world domination, she spent her idle hours cooking, traveling, trying on new boots and making short films. She passed away in 2011 at the tragically young age of thirty-three.