about me!

hi there! welcome to my little corner of the internet!

i'm kaylee rowena * (she/her or they/them) & i'm a comic artist and illustrator. i love telling stories about ghosts, haunted houses, complicated lesbians, and all things uncanny and unknown.

favorite color: pink

favorite book: the haunting of hill house (shirley jackson)

favorite film: pacific rim (dir. guillermo del toro)

favorite cryptid: the flatwoods monster

& about this website more about me

want to work together?

interested in hiring me? i'm always open to discussing freelance illustration and comics work. i'm especially interested in gothic horror, unique takes on haunted house stories, stories about morally complex lesbians, and comics that play with unconventional formats. if you've got a project you think i'd be a good fit for, shoot me an email! i'm currently looking to line up work for spring & summer 2024.

i'm also currently seeking agent representation!


comics & books

  • the witch's wings and other terrifying tales: an are you afraid of the dark? graphic novel — written by tehlor kay meija, amulet books, 2023

      ✧  kirkus starred review

  • the relentless lark #2 — written by mark stack, 2023
  • haunts, a haunted house artbook & ongoing illustration project — self-published via kickstarter, 2022
  • party of your afterlife — written by jordan alsaqa, 2021
  • dr. love wave and the experiments #2 — written by greg gustin, 2021
  • the scent of may rain — written by mark stack & rae epstein, 2020

      ✧  one of cbr.com's top 10 comics by jewish creators

see also: /comics


illustrations & cover art

  • breakwater review — 2024, issue #35 (illustrations: hauntings)
  • you took the wrong turn anthology — wrong publishing, 2023 (cover art & interior illustrations)
  • she is a haunting — written by trang thanh tran, barnes & noble exclusive edition, 2023 (endpaper illustrations)
  • this discord has ghosts in it — tabletop game print edition, good luck press, 2022 (interior illustrations)
  • absurdia — tabletop game by quinn majeski, 2022 (cover art & interior illustrations)
  • tournament arc — tabletop game, 2022 (cover art & interior illustrations)
  • diet milk literary magazine — fall/winter 2022 issue, 2022 (cover art)