Neeske Alexander is a published academic writer, educator and artist living in Cape Town. She has BEd (Foundation Phase), BHons (Learning support), BAVA (Illustration) and MA Visual Arts (Art Education) degrees. This year, Neeske participated in and exhibited at the international comics festival in Angoulême, France. She launched her first comic, ‘Gomtosgollies and other stories’ at FanCon in April. Neeske is currently lecturing part-time and working on her graphic novel and printmaking experiments.