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Josh Berk is the author of the teen novels The Dark Days of Hamburger Halpin (named a best book for teens of 2010 by Kirkus Reviews & Amazon.com) and Guy Langman: Crime Scene Proscrastinator (2012). He lives in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
Zander Cannon and Kevin Cannon (no relation) have been writing non-fiction graphic novels, adventure comics, and other creative projects.  Check out what's new with them at http://www.bigtimeattic.com/
John Coy (www.johncoy.com) is the author of the picture books Night Driving, Strong to the Hoop, Vroomaloom Zoom, Two Old Potatoes and Me, and Around the World. Crackback, his first young adult novel, is about high school football and his second, Box Out,is about high school basketball. He lives in Minneapolis.

Andrea Cremer (www.andreacremer.com) lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where she's a professor in the history department at Macalester College.

Gene Ha is a comic book artist who has worked with Alan Moore, Bill Willingham, Brad Meltzer, and others.  Visit www.geneha.com to see what's coming out next!

Tate Hallaway lives in St. Paul, MN.  She is also the author of the Garnet Lacey novels.  Visit her at www.tatehallaway.com

Jennifer Holm (www.jenniferholm.com) is the award-winning author of the graphic novel series, Baby Mouse, illustrated by her brother Matthew Holm. Babymouse was the first graphic novel to win an ALA Notable Children's Book. Her second graphic series, Squish, features an amoeba.

A S King spent a decade living self-sufficiently on an Irish farm before she returned to the United States.  She now lives with her family in a small Pennsylvania town.

Sara Ryan is a librarian and writer living in Portland, OR. She is the author of Empress of the World, The Rules for Hearts, as well as a story in Welcome to Bordertown: new stories and poems of the Borderlands. Visit her at sararyan.com
Francisco Stork is the author of the award winning Marcelo in the Real World as well as other books for adults and teens.  His latest young adult novel is Irises.
Sara Varon writes and draws amazing graphic novels and picture books.  http://www.chickenopolis.com/ will tell you more.

Scott Westerfeld  just finished the Leviathan trilogy. His other novels include the Uglies series, the Midnighters trilogy, The Last Days, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults and the sequel to Peeps. Scott was born in Texas, and alternates summers between Sydney, Australia, and New York City. Visit him on the Web at scottwesterfeld.com

Jo Walton's novel Tooth and Claw won the World Fantasy Award. The novels of her Small Change sequence — Farthing, Hapenny, and Half a Crown — have won acclaim ranging from national newspapers to the Romantic Times Reviewers Choice Award. A native of Wales, Walton lives in Montreal..

Bill Willingham  is the award-winning and New York Times bestselling writer and creator of FABLES. He has been writing, and sometimes drawing, comics for more than twenty years on titles including Elementals, Coventry, PROPOSITION PLAYER and FABLES. With Matthew Sturges, Bill co-writes the FABLES spinoff JACK OF FABLES, as well as HOUSE OF MYSTERY and JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA.

Kevin Wilson  fiction has appeared in Ploughshares, Tin House, One Story, Cincinnati Review, and elsewhere, and has appeared in four volumes of the New Stories from the South: The Year’s Best anthology.  He has received fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, Yaddo, and the KHN Center for the Arts.  He lives in Sewanee, Tennessee, with his wife, the poet Leigh Anne Couch, and his son, Griff, where he teaches fiction at the University of the South.