Tom Lutz’s debut novel Born Slippy is published this month by Repeater Books. He is the founding editor of the Los Angeles Review of Books and author of, among others, And the Monkey Learned Nothing, Drinking Mare's Milk on the Roof of the World, and Crying, which have been translated into a dozen languages, and several of which have been named New York Times Notable Books. His book Doing Nothing won the American Book Award.
Steph Cha is the author of Your House Will Pay and the Juniper Song crime trilogy. She’s an editor and critic whose work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, USA Today, and the Los Angeles Review of Books. A native of the San Fernando Valley, she lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two basset hounds.