Rachael Marie Kang
Rachel Marie Kang is a New York native, born and raised just outside New York City. She is founder of The Fallow House and her writing has been featured in Christianity Today, Proverbs 31 Ministries, and (in)courage. A mixed woman of African American, Native American (Ramapough Lenape Nation), Irish, and Dutch descent, she is a graduate of Nyack College with a Bachelor of Arts in English with Creative Writing and a minor in Bible. Rachel lives and writes in North Carolina. Her book, Let There Be Art: The Pleasure and Purpose of Unleashing the Creativity Within You, released October 2022. Rachel is currently writing her next book.
Amanda Held Opelt is an author, speaker, and songwriter. She writes about faith, grief, and creativity, and believes in the power of community, ritual, shared worship, and storytelling to heal even our deepest wounds. Amanda has spent 15 years serving in the non-profit and humanitarian aid sectors. She lives in the mountains of Boone, North Carolina, with her husband and two young daughters.