Kate Gavino is a writer and illustrator based in Brooklyn, New York. She is the creator of the website Last Night's Reading, which was compiled into a published collection by Penguin Books in 2015. Her work has been featured in BuzzFeed, Lenny Letter, Oprah.com, Rookie, and more. She was recently named one of Brooklyn Magazine's 30 Under 30. Inspired by her childhood in the suburbs of Houston, Texas, her graphic novel, Sanpaku, was published by BOOM! Studios in 2018.