Kristen Staby Rembold, author of Music Lesson, has also published Leaf and Tendril, a poetry chapbook, and Felicity, a novel. She has worked as an editor and teacher, and holds degrees from Northwestern University and the Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers.
Valencia Robin is the author of Ridiculous Light. She is the winner of Persea Books’ 2018 Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize in Poetry. She holds an MFA in art & design from the University of Michigan and an MFA in creative writing from the University of Virginia.