Rachel Hays is a comics maker and illustrator. She’s inspired by things like plant folklore, quilting patterns, gemstones, knots, and vintage lettering. After graduating from Boise State she moved to Portland, Oregon and later New York, becoming part of the comics and self-publishing community in both cities. She’s exhibited work in Portland, New York, Providence, Boise and Seoul and has had work published in numerous anthologies both in print and online. She is especially proud of being included in the “Comics for Choice” anthology which won an Ignatz award for Outstanding Anthology in 2018.