Dmitri Jackson is a graphic novelist, freelance illustrator, and teacher based in Saint Louis. His artwork has appeared in Riverfront Times, Curiosus magazine, and at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. For the past decade, Jackson has managed Frotoon Press, an independent publisher of personal comic narratives that explore music, politics, culture, and identity. His idiosyncratic brand of storytelling has garnered him eleven Glyph Comics Award nominations and a 2019 National Indie Excellence Award for Comics and Graphic Novels. Jackson majored in art and design at Washington University in St. Louis, where he has also taught the art of comics.