Vrinda Sheth was born in Sweden and discovered the therapeutic quality of writing through keeping a daily journal. She lived in Chennai, India, for five years, studying Bharata Natyam dance. She also has a BA degree in English from the University of Florida. Vrinda finds both dance and writing necessary to leading a fulfilling life. When she isn't traveling and performing, she lives in Alachua, Florida, with her daughter and husband. Swedish born Anna Johansson's work has been featured in a variety of books and magazines. Her primary inspiration comes from the yoga traditions of ancient India and the fantasy styles of Arthur Rackham and Warwick Goble. She works primarily with pencil and ink. Anna and her daughter Vrinda are co-creating a three-volume illustrated version of the Indian epic Ramayana.