Tami Lewis Brown and Keith Negley

Tami Lewis Brown is a former lawyer and elementary school librarian. She holds an MFA in writing for children & young adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts, where she has served on the Board of Trustees for over ten years. She lives with her family in Washington, DC.

Keith Negley's work has appeared on children's books, T-shirts, album covers, and even a watch, and he is a frequent contributor to The New York Times and New Yorker, in addition to other national publications. He is the creator of the picture books Tough Guys (Have Feelings Too), My Dad Used to Be Cool, and Marcy Wears What She Wants. Keith lives in Bellingham, Washington, with his wife and two boys.