Cultural critic, award-winning journalist and bestselling comics anthologist Anne Elizabeth Moore was born in Winner, South Dakota. She is the author of Unmarketable (Best Book, Mother Jones), Cambodian Grrrl, Threadbare and others. She is the third winner of the unique Write A House permanent fellowship in Detroit, Michigan. Body Horror: Capitalism, Fear, Misogyny, Jokes comes out in April. Read more at anneelizabethmoore.com.
Melissa Mendes was born and raised in Western Massachusetts. In 2010, after graduating from the Center for Cartoon Studies, she won a Xeric award to self-publish her book Freddy Stories. Since then, she's worked with Anne on Threadbare and Harvey and Me, published a graphic novel called Lou, and is now working on an epic family saga called The Weight, based on her late grandfather's life. You can see more of her work at mmmendes.com.