Author and editor Martin Rowe is the librettist of a song cycle called And the Hummingbird Says… based on the ideas, words, and life of the Kenyan environmentalist Wangari Maathai. Lantern published one of Wangari's books, The Green Belt Movement, as well as a biography written by Namulundah Florence. The song cycle will premiere at this year's Compassion Arts Festival.
The tattoo artist Kat Von D, known for her cruelty-free make-up line, has endorsed Tobias Leenaert's book How to Create a Vegan World. Kat says, "this book is really helping me understand how much more effective I could be if I took some of these ideas into consideration."