Sylvia V. Linsteadt is a writer and certified animal tracker whose work is rooted deep in the realms of ecology and mythology. For three years she sent rewilded folktales and myths in the mail to subscribers around the world. Her short fiction and creative nonfiction have been widely published. You can read more about her work on her website.   Rima Staines is an artist using paint, wood, word, music, animation, clock-making, puppetry and story to attempt to build a gate through the hedge that grows along the boundary between this world and that. Rima’s artwork has appeared in and on books, magazines, and record covers on both sides of the Atlantic. For more about Rima, you can visit her passionately followed blog, Into the Hermitage, or her website.

'I can’t describe to you what it feels like to hold your own death in a needle in your hands,'