她的短篇小說、詩曾被編入美國及法國的選集。她的第一本短篇小說集 Rapture/ d’extases 是以英法雙語形式，由法國 Editions Lanore 出版社發行。正在書寫中的長篇小說 The Vocalist 曾入圍美國 James Jones First Novel Award 小說新人獎的最後名單。她是瑪德蓮小品的創辦人。evaloustories.com
是一位得獎的作家，說兩種語言的母親，捍衛生產權的積極分子。她是哈佛大學的學士，曾經是Fulbright Creative Arts的研究員。她的小說 Empire of Glass 名列 Center of Fiction First Novel Prize 最後決選名單，她的文章散見於 The Wall Street Journal, National Geographic, Guernica Magazine 等。
她的論述著重在探索、僑民文化、美中關係、環境議題及母親角色。她旅居世界各地 : 美國、中國、哥斯大黎加、新加坡 都住過。現在是學術媒體平台Hippo Reads的共同創辦人。kaitlinsolimine.com
Adrian Van Young
的作品包括 The Man Who Noticed Everything (故事集)，Shadows in Summerland (小說)。他的短篇作品曾發表在 Conjunctions, Slate, The Believer, The New Yorker 網路版。他得過 Henfield Foundation 的獎賞，也在 Puschart 被提名兩次。在哥倫比亞大學獲得文學創作碩士，在哥倫比亞大學、Boston College等教過寫作課，目前在Tulane教文學創作。現在跟妻子 Darcy、兒子 Sebastian 住在新奧爾良。「吸血鬼池畔派對」是他為小朋友們寫的第一個故事。adrianvanyoung.com
Eleni N. Gage
埃莱妮的父親是希臘裔，母親來自美國明尼蘇達州。不管是熟悉或陌生的文化，她都一直興致勃勃地探索。她在哈佛大學取得民俗和神話的學位，之後轉任新聞工作，並在哥倫比亞大學修得文學創作碩士學位。她已出版旅行回憶錄 North of Ithaka ，兩本小說 Other Waters 及 The Ladies of Managua，還有最新的創作 Lucky in Love。目前是 Martha Stewart Living 雜誌的撰稿人。她與她的尼加拉瓜籍丈夫住在紐約，己經有兩個愛的結晶，他們也是「鬆動的牙齒」的靈感。elenigage.com
(English) Guy Gilchrist
(English) known as “Jim Henson’s Cartoonist,” created The Muppets comic strip (KFS) for newspapers worldwide (1981-86) and had a lead role on Henson’s creative team on Muppet Babies, Fraggle Rock and other Henson creations. He’s headed publishing and/or licensing for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Tom and Jerry, Looney Tunes, Tiny Toons, Pink Panther and Disney, among others. Throughout the years Guy has garnered many accolades for his work. He’s the author of 50+ children’s books, and has been given three Children’s Choice Awards from the International Reading Council of The United Nations, as well as two Silver Reuben Awards from the National Cartoonists Society (NCS). Guy’s Muppets work was permanently enshrined in the Smithsonian in 1984, with First Lady Nancy Reagan declaring him “a national treasure”. For 23 years, he also wrote and drew Nancy, Mudpie, and other popular comic strips for various news syndicates.
Guy lives in Nashville, Tennessee where he continues to create art and — his other passion — music!
Discover Guy’s illustrations in Monster Dance.
(English) Dr. Karen Tsai
(English) the doctor who initiated Monster Dance, is an internal medicine physician in Los Angeles and co-founder of DonatePPE.org. Dr. Tsai co-founded DonatePPE.org in response to the PPE shortages she saw nationwide from her medical colleagues. To date, the organization has donated over 1.2 million items of PPE throughout the U.S. and Canada, and internationally to areas such as Uganda, Malawi, and Ghana. Dr. Tsai credits her parents, both first generation immigrants from Taiwan, for instilling important values, teaching her to be humble and kind to others, to dream big and work hard. Travel has been an integral part of her life, cultivating a passion for learning about different cultures, especially through art and food. When she’s not donning scrubs, Dr. Tsai aspires to one day become an undercover food critic, travel to all 50 states, and if possible, the entire world, and continue giving back to the community. After the pandemic, Dr. Tsai looks forward to eating a buffet and going to Disneyland.
(English) Denis O'Hare
(English) is an award-winning actor known for his roles in True Blood, The Good Wife, Late Night. Throughout his career as an actor on stage, film and television, he’s received a number of awards and accolades. He’s been nominated six times for the Distinguished Performance Award from the Drama League. In 2003 he won Broadway’s Tony Award as Best Actor (Featured Role – Play) for his performance as Mason Marzac in Richard Greenberg’s Take Me Out. Since 2014 he’s appeared in three films that were nominated for the Best Picture Oscar: Michael Clayton, Milk and Dallas Buyers Club. He’s a graduate of Northwestern University and spent twelve years as a stage actor in Chicago before moving to New York. He currently resides in France with his husband, Hugo Redwood, and their son.
Denis is the narrator of Monster Dance.