Born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, Patricia Jennings has been a lifelong resident of northeast Pennsylvania spending most of her life in the Lackawanna County area. She currently resides in Peckville. She is a graduate of Marywood College, Scranton, Pennsylvania, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. She continued her studies at Marywood University, earning a Master of Science degree in Reading Education. Laura Fleming Summa moved to Pennsylvania from Delaware at the age of twelve, and now lives in the Pocono Mountains of PA. Her love of illustration inspired her to enroll in the Commercial Arts program at the Career Technology Center, during high school, to hone her skills. She then went on to pursue an Associate’s Degree at Kutztown University, and studied under several renowned artists in a variety of mediums.