Louisa Kamps, a writer based in Madison, WI, has written for Elle
, The New Yorker
, The New York Times
, Martha Stewart Living,
and Food & Wine.
Susanna Daniel is the author of two novels, Stiltsville
and Sea Creatures
. She lives in Madison, Wisconsin, where she teaches private creative writing workshops.
Michelle Wildgen is the author of the novels You're Not You
, But Not for Long
, and Bread and Butter
. She lives and teaches writing in Madison, Wisconsin.
Shannon Watts (foreword) is a mother of five and founder of Moms Demand Action. was a stay-at-home mom and former communications executive. The day after the Sandy Hook tragedy, Shannon started a Facebook group with the message that all Americans can and should do more to reduce gun violence. The online conversation turned into a grassroots movement of Americans fighting for public safety measures that protect people from gun violence. Moms Demand Action has established a chapter in every state of the country and is part of Everytown for Gun Safety, the largest gun violence prevention organization in the country, with more than 5 million supporters. In addition to her work with Moms Demand Action, Watts is an active board member of Emerge America, one of the nation's leading organizations for recruiting and training women to run for office.
Georgia Rucker has illustrated several books including Girl CEO, My Favorite Shoes
, My Favorite Purse
, and the Allegra Biscotti series. Her doodles can be found in many of the books she also designs from her office in Madison, WI.