Carrie Callaghan, author of A Light of Her Own, lives in Maryland with her family. Her short fiction has appeared in Weave Magazine, The MacGuffin, Silk Road, and Floodwall. Callaghan is also a senior editor and contributor at the Washington Independent Review of Books.
Ron Charles is a book critic and feature writer at The Washington Post, where he hosts the Totally Hip Video Book Review. Before coming to the Post in 2005, Charles edited the book section of The Christian Science Monitor in Boston.