D. M. S. Fick’s short fiction is published in the Nodin Press anthology, Festival of Crime. She’s also an Emmy-nominated and PromaxBDA award-winning graphic designer and cartoonist. She does design and animation for SciGirls, a PBS Kids program that encourages girls and young women to become involved in science, technology, engineering, and math.
In 2015 Ms. Fick received an Artist Initiative grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board for The Oracle of Nuttown, a half-hour cartoon mash-up of forest creatures, Greek mythology, and classic 1970s movies.
Ms. Fick has lived in Boston, the Twin Cities, and London. She presently resides in an old farmhouse on the Minnesota prairie with her composer husband where they sometimes observe the antics of a colorful fox family and the occasional eagle.