The Gorgonist is Robin Kaplan, an illustrator who works in children's books, fantasy magazines, and comics. She illustrated the kid lit graphic novel The City on the Other Side by Mairghread Scott, out from First Second in 2018, and is curently working on her first author-illustrator book also due out from First Second in 2021! Prior clients include Hasbro and Penguin, as well as indie game and indie publishing folks. Book covers and literary posters are favorite projects, and The Gorgonist dreams of doing comic adaptations of classic middle grade novels. She illustrates a webcomic co-written by her sweetheart, Ushala at World's End, found here: www.ushala.smackjeeves.com.