Cathy CraigieCathy is a Gamilaroi and Anaiwan woman. She grew up in Moree, New South Wales, before moving to the city for school. Cathy has extensive experience in Aboriginal arts and culture, and has been instrumental in setting up organisations and projects to support Aboriginal artists. She has been writing for many years.Leah BrownLeah is of the Garawa and Mara tribes of south-east Arnhem Land, of the Northern Territory. She is currently studying visual arts at the Eora College in Redfern, Sydney. The Yarning Strong books are her first foray into book illustration.