Justine Larbalestier and Sarah Rees Brennan
Justine Larbalestier was born and raised in Sydney. Among her many honours, Liar won the WA Premier's Literary Award, the Sisters in Crime Davitt Award and the FAW Christina Stead Award. Magic or Madness won the Andre Norton Award and was shortlisted for the Ethel Turner Award. She and her husband, Scott Westerfeld, are based in both Sydney and New York.
Sarah Rees Brennan is the author of The Demon's Lexicon Trilogy. She was born and raised in Ireland and did a Creative Writing MA in Surrey, England. After college she lived briefly in New York and somehow survived in spite of her habit of hitching lifts in fire engines. Since then she has returned to Ireland to write and use as an inspiration for future adventures.