P. V. LeForge lives on a 50-acre horse farm in north Florida with his wife Sara Warner, who is a dressage rider and trainer. Their stable includes Fabayoso, who was Southeastern Regional Stallion Champion, and his colt Freester, who was Reserve Champion USDF Horse of the Year in 2011. LeForge is also an e-book formatter who can be found on Mark's List. He enjoys formatting Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Drama. LeForge's other books of poetry and fiction can be obtained in most on-line book outlets or through the Black Bay Books website at http://www.blackbayfarm.com/books/PVL.htm. In addition to writing and doing farm chores, he enjoys songwriting and target archery.
Tolkien scholar Anne C. Petty is best known for her two books on J.R.R. Tolkien, One Ring to Bind Them All and Tolkien in the Land of Heroes (2005 Mythopoeic Society Awards Finalist); her dark fantasy novel, Thin Line Between; and her volume of literary criticism on famous fantasy authors, Dragons of Fantasy. Recent essays in hardback anthologies include chapters in Tolkien Studies, Tolkien and Shakespeare, Tolkien and Religion, and Dragons East and West. She has also published many essays in popular magazines and literary journals, and regularly gives workshops in mythology, folklore, J.R.R. Tolkien, and writing. Anne has a PhD in English from Florida State University.