Peggy Pond Church (1903-86) was the author of The House at Otowi Bridge: The Story of Edith Warner and Los Alamos, published in 1959 by the University of New Mexico Press and in print ever since. Church was presented with the Governor's Award for Excellence and Achievement in the Arts in 1984.
Noël Chilton lives in Albuquerque and is also the translator of Tía's Tamales, published by the University of New Mexico Press.
Elizabeth Comfort Church studied art at the University of Oklahoma and the Parsons School of Design. After settling in Taos, New Mexico, she exhibited with other Taos artists.