Bob Armstrong has pursued a career in Alaska as a biologist, naturalist, and nature photographer since 1960. He is the author of the best-selling book Nature of Southeast Alaska and numerous other popular and scientific books and articles on the natural history of the state. He lives in Juneau, Alaska. www.naturebob.com
O'Clair taught biology on the faculty of the University of Alaska Southeast in Juneau, Alaska, for fifteen years, leaving in 1993 to devote full time to writing. She has a Ph.D. in zoology from the University of Washington in Seattle.