Co-author Kristen Gunn was born and raised in Houston, Texas. She earned a BA in Film and Digital Media from Baylor University and has worked in film, television, and advertising production for fifteen years. She is also a large-scale outdoor muralist. Some of her immigration murals can be seen around Austin today! She loves using her media and artistic skills to speak for causes she cares about such as immigrants’ rights, equality for women, and children in foster care. She currently lives in Austin with her two children.



Co-author Casey Chapman-Ross is a native and current Austinite, living with her husband and three kids. She earned a BA in Studio Art at the University of Texas and has been a full-time freelance photographer for seven years, focusing on 2019, she opened CCR Press, a publishing label focusing on progressive titles. As a champion supporting the causes she causes with positive, powerful imagery.