Susan Mayse is a fourth generation Vancouver Islander who grew up on stories of the mining towns of Cumberland, Bevan, Nanaimo, and Wellington. She has written for many national and international publications including The Daily Mail, The Toronto Star, and The Malahat Review. She is also the author of a prizewinning novel, Merlin's Web and Ginger: The Life and Death of Albert Goodwin, a BC Bestseller and winner of the Arthur Ellis Award for True Crime and the Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction. She is the daughter of the late journalist and author Arthur Mayse.
Chris Cheadle has photographed and written three books celebrating the magnificent natural history of British Columbia. He has contributed to Getty Images and worked on assignment for clients like Lonely Planet in various far-flung regions of the world. Chris is currently the managing director of All Canada Photos, which represents many of Canada's most accomplished photographers.