Mary Vensel White

is an English and writing professor, an editor, and the author of three novels for adults. Like her character Tuesday Mayes, she grew up in the desert and always wanted to move someplace green. She currently lives near the beach in southern California, where flowers bloom all year round. Things to See in Arizona is her first young adult book. Read more at

Erin Jamieson

(she/her) holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Miami University. Her writing has been published in over eighty literary magazines, including a Pushcart Prize nomination. She is the author of a poetry collection (Clothesline, 2023) and four poetry chapbooks. Sky of Ashes, Land of Dreams is her first novel. She also produces gaming commentary for life simulation games on her YouTube channel, Simmer Erin.

Elizabeth Creith

has been a storyteller and visual artist for as long as she can remember. For a large part of her working life she made her living as a printmaker and potter. She’s written four humor columns – two online, one on radio and one in print. She reads fantasy, folklore, history, paleontology, archaeology, science, poetry and almost anything she can get her hands on about art. She also practices bookmaking (with pages, not ponies), paper engineering, painting and printmaking. Elizabeth lives in a hundred-year-old farmhouse surrounded by roses and forest with her husband, cat, koi and a lot of wildlife.