Cathy Fleischer is coauthor of the Heinemann title Writing Outside Your Comfort Zone. A former high school English teacher, she is a professor of English at Eastern Michigan University. She has edited NCTE's English Education and codirects the Eastern Michigan Writing Project, coordinating the teacher research group and the Family Literacy Initiative. Cathy presents frequently and writes extensively about how teachers can create change by conducting classroom research and sharing it with colleagues, administrators, and parents.
Sarah Andrew-Vaughan is coauthor of the Heinemann title Writing Outside Your Comfort Zone. She teaches English at Huron High School in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She is a Teacher Consultant for the Eastern Michigan Writing Project and a long-standing member of its teacher research group. Her article "Researching Writing: The Unfamiliar Genre Research Project" (with Cathy Fleischer) won English Journal's Edwin M. Hopkins Award in 2006.