KOTALINE JONES is the pen name of LYDIA NGUYEN, a cartoonist and illustrator trained at the center for cartoon studies in white river junction, vermont.  she enjoys comics, cat pictures, and cute, colorful illustrations.


she has worked with schools and libraries in vermont and new hampshire leading comics workshops for children, and TOON books in new york city, editing
and producing children's comics and promoting comics in the classroom.


her personal work deals with themes of mental health, sexuality, and self-discovery in a sparse but emotive style. her work has appeared in the well-known independent newspaper, seven days, and several independently published anthologies.