Kara Davis is Managing Director at Lantern Books. She is a street activist who got her start as a teen with the Sanctuary Movement in Arizona and worked many years with Act Up and Fed Up Queers in NYC. She recently attempted some food activism in the "locavore" crazy Hudson Valley by accepting food stamps for pickled vegetables, fresh tofu, seitan and nut cheese at the farmer's market and running a sliding scale vegan C.S.A. Kara is a proud volunteer at the Catskill Animal Sanctuary and lives in a crumbling old house with her girlfriend and too many rescued cats. Wendy Lee is Publishing Director at Lantern Books. In addition to spending more than ten years in publishing, she has worked as an English teacher in China, led creative writing workshops and served as a mentor with the nonprofit Girls Write Now. She is, also, the author of Happy Family (Grove Press), which was named one of the top ten debut novels of 2008 by Booklist. She lives in Astoria, Queens. Carol J. Adams is the author of the landmark book The Sexual Politics of Meat: A Feminist-Vegetarian Critical Theory and The Pornography of Meat. Besides advancing scholarship and developing theory in the area of interlocking oppressions, Carol has created a series of books that address the vegetarian/vegan experience: Living Among Meat Eaters: The Vegetarian Survival Guide, Help! My Child Stopped Eating Meat! and The Inner Art of Vegetarianism and Meditations on the Inner Art of Vegetarianism. She lives outside Dallas, Texas.