Megan Rosenbloom is a librarian with a research interest in the history of medicine and rare books. She is a member of the Anthropodermic Book Project, a multi-disciplinary team scientifically testing alleged human skin books around the world to verify
Alix E. Harrow is an ex-historian with lots of opinions and excessive library fines, currently living in Kentucky with her husband and their semi-feral children. She won a Hugo for her short fiction and has been nominated for the Nebula,
Signe Pike was born in born in Ithaca, NY, and graduated from Cornell University with her Bachelor of Science in Communication. She worked as an acquisitions editor at Random House and then Penguin, before leaving to write her first
After a career in bookselling and publishing, Annie Lyons published five books in the U.K., including the bestselling Not Quite Perfect. When not working on her novels, she teaches creative writing. She lives in south-east London with her husband and
Alexandra Joel is a former editor of the Australian edition of Harper's Bazaar and of Portfolio, Australia's first magazine for working women. She is a keen student of art, fashion, history and politics and is exceedingly fond of Paris.