Nancy Mehagian is the author of the award-winning culinary memoir “Siren’s Feast” and “The Supernatural Kids Cookbook.” She has dedicated her life to creative teaching, heartful healing, spirited cooking and an abundance of adventure. She lives in southern California with her dogs Cisco and Buddha. Judith A. Proffer is the Vice Chair of media company Meteor 17, former publisher of LA Weekly and co-owner of Sun Community Newspapers. She founded Huqua Press in 2010 and co-founded Padaro Press with husband Spencer Proffer in 2011. She lives in Southern California with her husband and two dogs.