Riza Oledan-Ramos grew up in Cabucgayan, Biliran, Philippines. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the Martinez Memorial College in Cabucgayan City, and is currently a staff nurse at the Commonwealth Health Center on Saipan, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. She has written dozens of poems, and her books include: The Boy Who Dreamed to Be With His Parents on Saipan, Germ Stopper Boy, and Drinking Seawater. Visit Riza's website at www.rizaramosbooks.com
Walt F.J. Goodridge is known as the "Passion Prophet." A graduate of Columbia University with a B.S. in civil engineering, Walt walked away from his career to purse his passion for music, writing and coaching others. He is author of over twenty-five books including Turn Your Passion Into Profit, and Chicken Feathers & Garlic Skin: Diary of a Chinese Garment Factory Girl on Saipan and collaborated with Riza on this project. Walt is originally from the island of Jamaica.