<b>Valya Dudycz Lupescu and Stephen H Segal</b> are the co-authors of <i>Geek Parenting: What Joffrey, Jor-El, Maleficent, and the McFlys Teach Us about Raising a Family</i>, available now (Quirk Books, 2016). <b>Stephen</b> is the child of geeky parents, an award-winning editor, designer, and writer, and the former editor in chief of the <i>Philadelphia Weekly</i>. His revamp of <i>Weird Tales</i> magazine won a Hugo Award in 2009; his book <i>Geek Wisdom: The Sacred Teachings of Nerd Culture</i> was published by Quirk Books in 2011.
<b>Valya</b> is raising three delightfully geeky children. Her debut novel, <i>The Silence of Trees</i> (Wolfsford Press) reached the Amazon Top 10 in historical fiction in 2011. She is the founding editor of the literary journal <i>Conclave: A Journal of Character</i> and co-creator of the comic book <i>Sticks and Bones</i>.