Rebecca Bowers Sipe teaches writing and methods courses at Eastern Michigan University where she is Codirector of the Eastern Michigan Writing Project. A former secondary teacher, she coordinated the K-12 English/Language Arts Program for the Anchorage School District in Alaska for many years. She is currently the Chair of the Secondary Section of the National Council of Teachers of English, a frequent presenter at state and national conferences, and contributor to professional journals. Her research interests focus on supporting the growth of young writers with special attention to those who struggle.
Tracy Rosewarne teaches at Community High School in Ann Arbor, Michigan. As a teacher consultant with the Eastern Michigan Writing Project, she frequently engages in professional and curriculum development projects as well as in teacher research. She contributed to They Still Can't Spell as well as numerous other articles in professional journals