Anne M. Butler is coeditor of the Western Historical Quarterly and professor of history at Utah State University. She is the author of Daughters of Joy, Sisters of Misery: Prostitutes in the American West, 1865-1890, and has published extensively in western history on the subjects of social history and women's history.
Ona Siporin has worked for fifteen years as a writer and story- teller in the artists-in-the-schools programs. She has been a guest narrator at the Bay Area Storytelling Festival, and is a regular resource artist at Sundance Institute. She is the author of Stories to Gather All Those Lost.