Katherine Dunn is a writer and illustrator who lives on Apifera Farm in the Willamette Valley, Oregon.

Keri Smith is a Canadian award winning illustrator and author of several bestselling books and apps about creativity including Wreck This Journal

Pamela Bauer Muller has written The Kiska Trilogy; "The Bumpedy Road," "Rain City Cats," and "Eight Paws to Georgia."

Kathy Cano Murillo is a self taught artist with a full time Chicano art business, author of 7 books and founder of CraftyChica.com.

Andrea Scher is a as an artist, photographer, life coach and jewellery designer who is redefining what it means to be a SUPERHERO.

Laurie Wagner is a writing teacher + coach, author of 7 books and mixed-media artist who lives in Alameda California.

Ruby Bayan makes her living as a freelance writer, bylined in print and online.