About Keshni & Mari

KeshniKeshni Kashyap:

About the author: Raised in Los Angeles, Keshni Kashyap studied literature at Berkeley and film at UCLA.  Her films have been screened in more than forty festivals around the world.

Tina’s Mouth: An Existential Comic Diary (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) is her first book and a collaboration with Los Angeles-based Japanese painter Mari Araki. Kashyap lives in New York and is at work on two new projects.  She is also an occasional contributor to the Daily Beast.

You can visit her site by clicking here.


Mari Araki:

About the illustrator: Mari Araki was born in Tokyo, Japan and raised in Ishikawa, a suburb of Kanazawa.

In 2005, she graduated from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. She currently lives in Southern California, with her cats Nade, Nini and Rock.

You can visit her site by clicking here.