John Zimm received a BA in history from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and has worked for the Wisconsin Historical Society Press since 2002. His articles for the Wisconsin Magazine of History include "On to Montezuma’s Halls: The Story of Alexander Conze" and "Wisconsin's Historic Windmills." John lives in Waunakee, Wisconsin, with his wife, Nicole, and son, Danny.
Michael Edmonds is deputy director of the Wisconsin Historical Society's Library-Archives. A member of the staff since 1982, he leads the effort to digitize manuscripts and rare books for the Wisconsin Historical Society website. His 2009 book on Paul Bunyan, "Out of the Northwoods," won the Wayland D. Hand Prize from the American Folklore Society.