Jimmy Badavino was born in June of 1972 in Troy, N. Y. He attended Green Mountain College in Vermont. After finishing The Fall of South Bridge, he began working on his second novel, titled "The Grocery List", which is expected to be published in 2013. Jimmy recently finished writing a screenplay version of his South Bridge novel, as well as four more children's stories that are in pre-production. He, his wife Christie, and their three children reside in the town of Brunswick in upstate New York.
Christie Colangione-B was born in September of 1970 in Troy, N. Y. She is a graduate of the Junior College of Albany and the College of St. Rose, with a BS in Graphic Design. Christie is a graphic designer and focuses her artistic creativity on illustrations for the couple's children's books. She is the art director and illustrator in the family's Badavino Creative Studio.