Michael Ford was born in Macclesfield, Cheshire, UK. He studied English and Classics at Worcester College, Oxford. Having taught English in Greece, he now works as a writer and editor. Eoin Coveney was educated at the Crawford College of Art and Design, Cork City, Ireland, and then the Dun Laoghaire College of Art and Design. He has illustrated graphic novels, worked in advertising, and has been a full-time illustrator since 1996. He lives and works in Dublin City.