Hannah Watanabe-Rocco is a writer and artist living in Los Angeles, California. She self-publishes zines in addition to working in animation and comics. Her most recent project was writing, directing and storyboarding an animated short at Nickelodeon called "Jan & Bobbie." Her work focuses on the small, sometimes mundane, sometimes ugly, always human moments that defy traditional narrative arcs and three-act structures. She's also influenced by the experience of being biracial and struggling with a lifetime of depression and anxiety, and the goal of her work is to empower and connect with people who might also feel alienated. If she could be any dog, she’d be a grumpy terrier mutt with a scraggly beard and a heart of gold.