Anthony Barbera is the author and creator of Assurity. His novels, in order of publication, are: Catching Baby Moses; The First Rains of October and Jonah in the Time of the Kings. His screenplays include An American Psalm as well as an adaptation of his novel Catching Baby Moses and Jonah In the Time of the Kings.
Jim Bickford (Space & Science advisor) is currently a principal member of the technical staff at Draper in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He has led more than a dozen government, commercial, and internally funded programs, ranging from very early stage development to fielding hardware systems. He designed and led a program funded by the NASA Institute for Advanced Concepts (NIAC) that looked at the natural production and mining of antiparticles (antimatter) for space missions.