Paula Panich is a writer and teacher; she lives in Los Angeles. She has written for the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and other print and online publications. She has taught writing in leafy places from the New York Botanical Garden to the Getty Center, and at Boston University, and in the UCLA Extension Landscape Architecture Program.
Photojournalist Ilana Panich-Linsman (www.ilanapl.com) lives in Northampton, Mass. She is a graduate of Scripps College and of the journalism program at the International Center of Photography. Her work regularly appears in the New York Times.