Kate J. Reed lives, writes, draws and works in Spokane. Her fiction has appeared in The Copper Nickel, Spokesman-Review summer stories and various online journals. Her first published comic appeared in Lilac City Fairytales: Towers and Dungeons. She retook up illustration after finding life as a working parent didn’t afford the quiet hours sitting at a writing desk she needed. She shares her work regularly on Instagram @partykrill.