Calyn Pickens Rich is the creator and ‘mad doctor’ behind Dill Comics, a comic about a kid with existential issues and a lemon stand, as well as Dining with Dana, a blog that represents the underrepresented in alternative subculture and Pwatt Institute, which chronicles life at Pratt.

Black American and born and raised in Paris, France, she holds a degree in Critical and Visual Studies from Pratt Institute. She previously attended the founding class of École 42 for computer programming where she created the parody series Born 2 Crash.