James Crews, Author: James Crews is the editor of several bestselling books, including The Path to Kindness and How to Love the World, which has over 100,000 copies in print. He has been featured in The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, New York Times Magazine, and NPR’s Morning Edition. James also speaks and leads workshops on kindness, mindfulness, and writing for self-compassion. He lives with his husband in the woods of Southern Vermont.
Dinara Mirtalipova, Illustrator: Dinara Mirtalipova is a self taught illustrator/designer. Born and raised in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, she eventually landed in snowy Ohio. Dinara studied Computer Science at the Tashkent State University of Economics, however her true passion was always patterns and illustration. Raised in Soviet Uzbek culture, Dinara inhabited Uzbek/Russian folklore that still influences her work.
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