Robert Paul Weston has lived in Canada, Japan and the United Kingdom. Before turning to writing, he had a variety of unusual jobs, working as a trampolinist; a web designer; a production coordinator for film and television; a language teacher; the editor of a small-press literary magazine; and a dub-script writer for imported Japanese cartoons.
His debut novel-in-verse, ZORGAMAZOO, won the 2010 Silver Birch Award, the 2011 California Young Reader Medal and an E.B. White Read Honour. It was also nominated for the Pacific Northwest Young Readers Choice Award.
His second novel was the hardboiled fantasy, DUST CITY, nominated for the 2011 Young Adult Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America, and the 2012 Red Maple Award.
His short fiction has appeared in literary
journals in Canada, England, the United States, and been nominated
for the Fountain Award for Speculative Literature and the Journey Prize.
Victor Rivas was born and raised in Vigo, Spain and now lives outside of Barcelona. He has been a freelance illustrator since 1987 illustrating children and teen books, as well as magazines, posters, covers, advertising, concept art for multimedia games and animation, role playing games and has also created comics.
Victor enjoys comics, animation and cartoons, films, strategic games as well as spending all possible free time with his daughter Marta.