Brent Jeffs is the grandson of Rulon Jeffs, the Mormon Fundamentalist group's former prophet, who had dozens of wives and more than 60 children. He currently lives in Salt Lake City, Utah, with his wife and daughter. Maia Szalavitz is the author and co-author of several books including the Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog and Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist's Notebook. She has written for the New York Times, The Washington Post, and Elle. She lives in New York City.