Kevin Beckstrom began his cartooning career at age 16, when he sold his first cartoon to the New Era, and his work has appeared there continuously ever since. As a student at BYU, he drew a comic strip, 121, and contributed the occasional editorial cartoon. Nowadays his award-winning work has appeared in numerous magazines, newsletters, newspapers and trade publications. He has drawn hundreds of cartoons that show the lighter side of life as a Latter-day Saint. He runs several webcomics, including Sis. Kerry Jo’s Mission Blog, Zarahemla Times, and Beckstrom Buzz. He and his wife Christy are the parents of five boys and live in Salem, Oregon.