Daryl Maude was born in the UK and finished his MA in Japanese Literature in London before coming to Tokyo. He is currently a research student, working on modern Okinawan fiction. He blogs at narubeku.wordpress.com.
Ian Lynam is a graphic designer living in Tokyo and the art director of Neojaponisme. His website is located at ianlynam.com. His new book, Parallel Strokes, on the intersection of graffiti and typography is available now.