Crawford grew up in the artists' colony of Woodstock, New York. He is the author of many nonfiction books and his writing has appeared in venues such as Art in America, the Café Irreal, Confrontation, Communication Arts, Family
Circle, Glamour, Guernica, the Nation, and Writer's
Digest. The founder and publisher of
Allworth Press, he lives in New York City.
Kay Murray is deputy general counsel of the Open Society Foundations, where she advises colleagues on intellectual property and first amendment and tax matters and negotiates contracts of all kinds. She is a graduate of Northwestern University School of Law and was general counsel and assistant director of the Authors Guild from 1994 to 2005. She has also worked as in-house counsel at the Tribune Company, one of the nation’s most prominent multimedia corporations. She lives in New York City.