After our last review on “Sumerhill” we talked with Rikoshi (Kevin Frane) and he agreed to answer some of our questions on his book and his work as a furry artist:

So, Rikoshi, what can you tell us about yourself?

Well, let’s see. I grew up in a suburb of Boston, Massachusetts, then went to college to study Biology. I was originally planning to go on to grad school for Paleontology because I wanted to work as a museum curator, but a summer exchange program between my junior and senior year of university sent me to Japan and that wound up derailing my whole life. After graduation, I lived in Aomori, Japan for a while, where I taught English before I eventually got too lonely and moved back to the U.S.