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Fully Funded: A Kickstarter Q&A
Olivia Li is a cartoonist and artist based in New York City. Her work focuses on mental health and marginalized perspectives, told through stories of magic, myth, and the lives of urban ambiverts. She is passionate about facilitating arts communities and resources, and has edited and published several comics collections, including Boundless Vol. 1 (a science comics anthology) and All in the Family (a graphic memoir by LB Lee).
Oriana Leckert is the Senior Outreach Lead for Publishing and Comics at Kickstarter, where she helps creators bring a broad range of literary projects to life. She’s written and edited for Vice, MTV News, Slate, Hyperallergic, Gothamist, Atlas Obscura, and many more, and her first book, Brooklyn Spaces: 50 Hubs of Culture and Creativity, grew out of a multi-year project chronicling the rise and fall of under-the-radar creative places across New York City. Find her on Twitter and Instagram at @orianabklyn.