Adrienne Jansen has written or collaborated on several books about migrant experience in New Zealand, including I Have in My Arms Both Ways and The Crescent Moon: The Asian Face of Islam in New Zealand. A Winston Churchill Fellow in 1990, Adrienne has also published fiction and poetry. She teaches in the Whitireia Creative Writing Programme, and for ten years worked as a writer at the Museum.
Liz Grant is a writer and editor with a background in journalism and broadcasting. She grew up in Tanzania and in her teens came with her family to New Zealand. She is the author of three previous books of non-fiction, and for three years headed the writing team at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa. Now working freelance, she writes and does production work largely for the museum sector.