Carla Stevens has kept a diary since she was ten years old, and taught a course about journal writing at the New School for Social Research in New York City. Ms. Stevens lives in New York City and Cornwall, Connecticut, with her husband and cat.
Margot Tomes illustrated many books for children, including What's the Big Idea, Ben Franklin?; Where was Patrick Henry on the 29th of May?; And Then What Happened, Paul Revere?; and Where Do You Think You're Going, Christopher Columbus?, all written by Jean Fritz.