Alexandria Giardino

Alexandria Giardino’s first picture book, Ode to an Onion, was inspired by the poet Pablo Neruda and was a Junior Library Guild selection. She lives in Northern California, where she teaches writing, practices karate, and rides her mountain bike all over Mount Tam. Her writing has appeared in the Village Voice Literary Supplement, Ms., Marie Claire, and the American Poetry Review, and on air at KQED. Penelope Dullaghan is an illustrator based in Indianapolis.