Jake Halpern is a commentator and novelist whose books include Bad Paper and the bestselling Nightfall (which he co-authored). His journalism has appeared in the New Yorker, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and the Atlantic. Jake is a contributor to NPR's All Things Considered and This American Life - his hour-long radio story "Switched at Birth" is one of their ten most popular shows of all time. jakehalpern.com
Michael Sloan is an award-winning printmaker and illustrator whose work is regularly featured in the New York Times, and many other newspapers, magazines and books. He is also the creator of Zen of Nimbus, a comic that follows the adventures of a quixotic cosmic contemplator. michaelsloan.net
In 2018, Jake and Michael received a Pulitzer Prize in Editorial Cartooning for their shared project, Welcome to the New World.