MarikoTamaki is a writer known for her graphic novel This One Summer, a Caldecott Honor Book and Printz Award winner, co-created by her cousin Jillian Tamaki, among other notable works. Visit her at marikotamaki.blogspot.com. She lives in Oakland, California. Brooklyn Allen is a co-creator and the original illustrator of the Lumberjanes series and a graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design. He lives in Richmond, Virginia, and can be found online at brooklynaallen.tumblr.com.