Abril Castillo (Morelia, 1984) is a curator, draftsman, writer, and editor. She teaches writing for cartoonists and drawing for writers, and she believes that illustration lives in the middle. She likes to read on the roads and draw in notebooks. If it were a means of transportation, it would be a train. She runs her independent publishing label, Alacraña. She has published the drawing books: The women of my life, Chet and Desktop. She is a member of the Panama study. Tarantela is her first novel.