Graham 'G. P.' Taylor is the author of the international bestselling Shadowmancer and Wormwood, both of which were nominated for the prestigious British book award known as the Nibbies. Wormwood was also nominated this spring for the Quills award as children's book of he year in the United States. His third novel, Tersias, was released in August 2005. Taylor lives in North Yorkshire with his wife, Kathy, and their three daughters.
Bob Smietana is an award winning journalist and features editor for the Covenant Companion magazine, a correspondent for Religion News Service (RNS), and freelance religion writer whose stories have appeared in national and regional US newspapers (including the Washington Post, LA Times, and Chicago Tribune) and national religious magazines, such as Christianity Today, the Christian Century, Sojourners, and US Catholic. He was one of the first American journalists to interview Graham Taylor and has written about Taylor for RNS and Christianity Today. He lives outside of Chicago with his wife, Kathy, and their three children