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Jamise Harper and Jane Mount
Jamise Harper is an avid reader, wine enthusiast, influencer, and champion for amplifying marginalized voices. A passion for reading diverse books led her to create the #diversespines hashtag and Diverse Spines book community on social media, which highlights literature by Black women and women of color. She is the co-author (with Jane Mount) of Bibliophile: Diverse Spines, and creator of Spines & Vines, a blog dedicated to book and wine pairings. Jamise is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, and lives in the Washington, DC metro area.
Jane Mount is an illustrator/designer/writer/thingmaker, and particularly makes things for people who love books. She is the creator of Ideal Bookshelf, the author and illustrator of Bibliophile: An Illustrated Miscellany (Chronicle Books, 2018), the illustrator and co-author (with Jamise Harper) of Bibliophile: Diverse Spines (Chronicle Books, 2021) and the illustrator and co-author of My Ideal Bookshelf (Little, Brown, 2012). She lives in a log cabin on Maui with her husband, three weird cats, and a speckled dog.