Gene Berson lives in San Francisco, California. He has been published in numerous small press publications, including The American Poetry Review and Bastard Angel, edited by poet Harold Norse. He has won several awards, among them second prize in the yearly Jack London Contest for his poem Sphinx Moth. He is currently working as a display installer for Local 510, which has many writers in its ranks.
Howard Bilow is a painter, sculptor, master craftsman, and does architectural designing, with an emphasis on eco-balance harmony. Among the many places his work has been exhibited are the Norton Simon Museum, the San Diego Museum of Art, and the E.B. Crocker Crafts Museum in Sacramento, California. His work has also appeared in publications such as Interior Magazine.