Carolyn Nowak hails from Ann Arbor, Michigan, a graduate of the University of Michigan's School of Art and Design. She is the creator of the webcomic series Lazy and has worked on Boom! Studios' Eisner Award-winning comic series Lumberjanes

Her clients include The Ann Arbor District Library, WomanSafeHealth, UMHS Radiology, Spry Publishing, BOOM! Studios, Z2 Comics, Cartoon Network, and STAMPS School of Art and Design, among others.