Clyta Coder lived in Alaska from 1975 to 1982. Clyta has had articles and poetry published in the San Antonio Express News, The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner and The Alaska Baptist Messenger. Her poem, Hammock Peace, written while at Laity Lodge, was published in an HEB foundation newsletter. She has written a series of Sunday School lessons for youth on the Gospel of John. Today C
W. Caleb McDaniel is a historian of the nineteenth-century United States and the author of the prize-winning book, "The Problem of Democracy in the Age of Slavery" (2013). A native Texan, he received his Ph.D in 2006 from the Johns Hopkins University and now teaches at Rice University in Houston.
David Odle discovered his love for writing at the age of thirteen while growing up in Warren County, Indiana. After seven years in the military and over twelve years as an IT consultant living in Austin, Texas, he now resides right back in Indiana with his wife and five children where he is currently finalizing his next novel.