Claire Davis is the author of "Season of the Snake" and "Winter Range," which won the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Award for Best First Novel and the Mountains and Plains Booksellers Award for Best Novel. Her stories have appeared in "The Southern Review, The Gettysburg Review, "and "Ploughshares," been read on National Public Radio's "Selected Shorts "program, and been selected for the Best American Short Stories and Pushcart Price anthologies. She lives in Lewiston, Idaho.
Kim Barnes is the author of a novel, "Finding Caruso," and two memoirs, "In the Wilderness: Coming of Age in an Unknown Country "and "Hungry for the World," Her work has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, including "The Georgia Review," "Shenandoah," "MORE Magazine," and a Pushcart Prize anthology. She teaches writing at the University of Idaho and lives with her husband on Moscow Mountain in Idaho.