Carol Lawson, former executive editor of the American Birding Association Field Notes and Birding magazines, is series editor of the "Chrysalis Reader". Robert Lawson, a poet, former editor for Simon and Schuster, and co-author for Macmillan Computer Publishing, is a freelance editor. As editors of the Chrysalis Reader, Carol S Lawson and Robert F Lawson present a new spiritual theme in each annual publication. Richly illustrated, original stories, poems, and essays offer an insightful, literary perspective on the place of Swedenborgian thought within a diversity of spiritual traditions.
Robert F. Lawson s poetry has appeared in "Three Rivers Poetry Journal," "Salt Lick," "Plum Review," "Phoenix," "Negative Capability," "Lullwater Review," "Kalliope," "Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review, " and others. He is currently the major gifts and planned giving officer for the Maine Public Broadcasting Network. A co-editor for the Chrysalis Reader and former editor for Simon & Schuster, Lawson does freelance editing and writing consultation as time permits. Carol S. Lawson holds a master s degree in creative writing and literature from Bennington College. Her long and varied career in publishing has included editing a medical journal for Harper & Row, publications work for the U.S. Public Health Service and the Environmental Protection Agency, and the executive editor position at the American Birding Association. Currently, she and her daughter provide publishing services to nonprofit groups via Scholarly & Specialized Publishing."