Andy Giesler has been a library page, dairy science programmer, teacher, technical writer, and healthcare software developer. He's a husband, father, and nonprofit web consultant living in Madison, Wisconsin. The Nothing Within is his first published novel.
Emily Sutton-Smith is a professional actress and one of the cofounders of an Equity theater in central Michigan. Her stage credits include Out of Orbit; Doublewide; Summer Retreat; Too Much, Too Much, Too Many; Miracle on South Division Street; End Days; The Usual: A Musical Love Story; and The Smell of the Kill.