Jeff Leisawitz is an award-winning musician, internationally distributed filmmaker, photographer, writer, counselor, college professor, and life coach. He burns with a mission— to inspire and teach songwriters, authors, screenwriters, and every other creative human to amp up their vision, tap into the potential, and shine in the world. Leisawitz is the author of the books Not F*ing Around and Seven Summers.
Yuko Shimizu is an award-winning Japanese illustrator based in New York. Her work showcases Japanese heritage addressing a range of serious issues including sex, race, and cultural identity. She is currently an instructor at the School of Visual Arts.