Aimee Nezhukumatathil is the author of three collections of poetry and, with Ross Gay, co-authored Lace & Pyrite, a chapbook of nature poems. She serves as poetry editor of Orion magazine and her writing appears in Brevity, Poetry, Tin House, and in The Best American Poetry series. Sara Parrilli (illustrator) is an artist, seamstress, and teacher. She works at the Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School where she teaches painting and handwork. Her summers are spent painting interior spaces with a layered watercolor technique called lazure, used to create therapeutic colored environments.