Kelly is Castle Swan Media’s CEO, responsible for revenue generation, new product development, merchandising and partnerships. She has held senior level positions at public, private and emerging companies. Previously, she served as Chief Marketing Officer for Arnold Direct, a division of Arnold Worldwide, a global advertising agency, Chief Marketing Officer for the e-commerce division of Staples, Inc., and Senior Vice President of Strategy and Business Development for Harte-Hanks, a global marketing and media organization.
Kelly holds a Bachelor’s Degree in General Studies from the University of Michigan and a Diploma in Strategy and Innovation from the University of Oxford, United Kingdom.
Rebecca is an artist, illustrator and creative director based in Seattle, Washington. A sample of her illustration and cover design credits include: Me and Mr. Zane Grey by Martha Smith; I, Maxim Waxman; Stella; Searching for a Place to Be; Growing Up Rita; Beekman’s Big Deal; and The Bamboozlers by Michael de Guzman. Picture book illustrations include a line of early reader booklets, including Kate is Late; Open; and Colors.
Rebecca’s paintings are in the collections of the Swedish Hospital and the Pediatric Clinic of Kaiser Permanente, Northgate, in Seattle, Washington.
Juliette is a graphic designer, illustrator and creative director based in Seoul, South Korea.
She previously studied in Indonesia and Australia. Juliette graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design with honors, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts. Illustration credits include: Baylor Bunny’s Tea Party and Baylor Bunny Poster Series.
Anya Enright is an author of children’s books. Inspired by a passion for reading and storytelling, she loves to create magical characters and enchanting settings for her readers.
Anya enjoys writing happy stories with enduring themes, such as teamwork, self-reliance, persistence, optimism, and love.
Cassandra is the author of action-adventure, fantasy and romance. She has a passion for magical settings, and loves to transport her readers to unexpected places. She enjoys creating bold, untamed, and endearing characters who struggle to overcome their flaws.
Her debut novel, Princess of Sky, Earth, Fire and Water, was inspired by a joy of travel, both real and imagined.
Her enthusiasm for dramatic weather – preferably while sitting next to a cozy fire – is incorporated into her books. She enjoys writing about mystical powers, lush landscapes, and stormy seas.