Tara Black is an Aotearoa cartoonist and art school drop-out. She can often be found in the front row of book events, illustrating authors and their ideas. You can find her work on The Sapling, Stasis Journal, The Spinoff, The Suburban Review and here, taracomics.com. Her first graphic novel, This Is Not a Pipe, was published by Victoria University Press in 2020.