Louise Tripp is a Youth Services Librarian at Highland Park Public Library in Illinois and an Early Learning and Literacy Assistant at the Evanston Public Library. She runs or co-runs a graphic novel book club for kids at BOTH libraries! She received her MLIS from Wayne State University while juggling various library jobs the whole time. She's also a pet-sitter, Meetup organizer, horror film fanatic, and poet. As a teenager, she fell in love with graphic novels when she first read Sandman and Death by Neil Gaiman and she's been a fan of the medium ever since. Louise lives in Evanston, Illinois with her two cats, Ingmar and Waverly.