Sofia Mena-Bell is an artist living in Oakland. She studied literature at the University of California, Santa Cruz. She received an MFA in creative writing and book art from Mills College in Oakland in 2018. She makes comics about churros, paints everyday with a dog at her feet, and plays music with her (soon-to-be) husband every chance she gets. She is interested in the beauty and comedy in grief. She is currently illustrating a children’s book about peanuts.