Aya Rothwell specializes in conservation biology, sequential art and international outreach. She has worked in Japan through the JET program. She has also worked in Boston at MIT and around the east coast as a field researcher on various ecology projects. Aya makes indie watercolor comics that typically involve animals, science and/or fantasy. Aya has been featured in various anthologies, including Legacies: An Asian American Anthology (upcoming), Boundless: A Science Comics Anthology, and anthologies from Hellcat Press as well as the Boston Comics Roundtable.