Julie Van Keuren (editor, indexer, layout) quit her newspaper job in 2006 to move to Montana and live the freelancing dream. She and her husband, M.H. (who’s living the novel-writing dream), have two teenage sons, Dexter and Michael. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kirill Voronin (technical editor) is the head of an IT consulting company, aptly called Shortcut, based in Moscow, Russia. He has worked with Macs since the ’90s, and he’s an Apple Certified System Administrator and Apple Certified Trainer for IT courses. He lives with his wife, Maria, and son, Nil. In his spare time, he enjoys backpacking. Email: email@example.com.
Phil Simpson (book design) runs his graphic design business from Southbury, Connecticut. His work includes corporate branding, publication design, communications support, and advertising. In his free time, he is a homebrewer, ice cream maker, wannabe woodworker, and is on a few tasting panels. He lives with his wife and four great felines. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Brian Jepson (technical consultant) is an O’Reilly editor and hacker, and co-organizer of Providence Geeks and the Rhode Island Mini Maker Faire. He’s also been involved in various ways over the years with AS220, a nonprofit arts center in Providence, Rhode Island. Email: email@example.com.