Anne Elizabeth Moore is is an award-winning journalist and author, and is currently based in Chicago. Her nonfiction comic book with "The Ladydrawers," Threadbare: Clothes, Sex, and Trafficking, comes out in May 2016 from Microcosm Press.
Melissa Mendes is the author of Freddy Stories, a Xeric Award-winning all-ages graphic novel. She received her master of fine arts degree from The Center for Cartoon Studies in 2010, does comics-making workshops for kids, has been an art teacher, and once worked at a convenience store. Melissa lives in Hancock, Massachusetts. You can see more of her work at www.mmmendes.com.