Lacey Louwagie is a freelance writer and editor with a degree in English from the College of St. Benedict in St. Joseph, Minnesota. She was raised on a farm in rural Minnesota near the town of Cottonwood, and now lives in a cozy little house in South Dakota with her husband, Ivan VenOsdel, two cats, a dog, and hundreds of books. She blogs about writing at http//llword.wordpress.com and about Catholicism at www.youngadultcatholics-blog.com.
Kate Ward is a Ph.D. student in theological ethics at Boston College. She earned a A. B. from Harvard in psychology and an M.Div. from Catholic Theological Union. Originally from Albany, NY, she lives in Boston with her husband, the talk show host, Matthew Filipowicz.