Grace Allison was born and raised in Iowa, much like Captain Kirk. She graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2011, majoring in sequential art. She now lives in Portland with her bratty tabbycat Cleo, and is a member of Periscope Studio. She is currently working on an ongoing series called Wander: Olive Hopkins and the Ninth Kingdom for MonkeyBrain Comics. More information can be found on her website, www.gracifer.com.