Gianna Meola is a freelance illustrator and cartoonist from New York, currently living in Brooklyn. Her work has appeared in the anthologies Comics for Choice and Group Chat. She also draws storyboards and makes prints. In her spare time, she likes to volunteer with animals. Her website is GiannaMeola.com.
What was your favorite book when you were a child?
Animalia by Graeme Base and The Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket
Who are your top three favorite authors or illustrators?
Kurt Vonnegut, George Saunders, David Sedaris
Why did you want to become an author or illustrator?
I loved reading comics and drawing growing up.
Do you have any advice for future authors or illustrators?
Be patient with yourself.