Polly Powers Stramm is a columnist for the Savannah Morning News, an award-winning writer, and a longtime Savannah resident. She is the author of several books on Savannah culture and cuisine, and her work has appeared in USA Today, Time, Newsweek, and People.
Janice Shay, owner of the book-packaging company Pinafore Press, is an award-winning book designer who has produced cookbooks and art, garden, gift, and children’s books. For her efforts in design, Shay received the Comstock Award and the Jane Addams Peace Prize for Children’s Literature. She is the vice-president of the Publishers Association of the South and has served as an art director for magazines such as Rodale’s Scuba Diving and Atlanta Magazine. Shay lives in Savannah, Georgia.