Julie Emerson is a writer and multimedia artist who lives in Vancouver and on Mayne Island, BC. She is the author of The Herons of Stanley Park (with photographer Martin Passchier, 2013) and A Hundred Days: A Botanical Novel (2012), and won the 2013 Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival Haiku Competition. Her artwork is exhibited in galleries around Vancouver. Roxanna Bikadoroff is an award-winning illustrator whose work has appeared in hundreds of publications, including The New Yorker and The Walrus, and on the covers of numerous books, including series by Angela Carter and Flannery O'Connor. She was born in Montreal and now lives in Vancouver.
ROXANNA BIKADOROFF’s illustrations have been published internationally for more than twenty-five years. She has won numerous awards, many of them National Magazine Awards, including Best Illustration (Gold). She recently collaborated with Bill Richardson on a collection of poems for adults as well as on her first children’s book, The Alphabet Thief. Roxanna lives in Vancouver.