Camille Bégin is an award-winning historian of food and the senses who turned to creative writing as she faced a formidable set of life-changing events. Her writing has most recently appeared in Gastronomica. Born in France, she has been calling Toronto, Canada, home for over 15 years.

María Fernanda Sifre was born and raised Puerto Rico. She spends her days reading and writing. Follow her on Instagram @maria._.fernanda2004.