I was born in Mparntwe – Alice Springs. My family is from the Pitjantjatjara Lands in Central Australia. I started to draw a lot when I was eight years of age. My love of Anime and Shōnen Manga, fantasy, comic books and movies influence how I write and draw. My family and friends support me to follow my dream, which is to create graphic novels and draw ‘amazing’ illustrations.
My family is from Alice Springs – Mparntwe. I now live in Adelaide with my father and younger siblings. I love to write stories about dark fantasy/dystopian fiction and apocalyptic worlds. I have always loved reading and writing as it’s a good way to get my head off things and just relax. My family are from Arrernte and Jingili Lands in the Northern Territory.
On my dad's side I am from the Arrernte and Anmatyerre Lands of central Australia. My mum was born in Scotland.
I wrote the first volume in my graphic novel series, Mixed Feelings to show the diversity of stories that make up my hometown, Alice Springs - Mparntwe.
Writing graphic novels allows me to create different worlds through my imagination. I am passionate about inspiring people to tell their stories.
Rhianna Patrick is a freelance Torres Strait Islander journalist, broadcaster and audio content creator with 25 years' media experience. She's worked across news, tv documentaries, national radio programming and podcasts. She's written for Kill Your Darlings, NME Australia, The Australian Music Vault, Rotten Tomatoes and IndigenousX. Rhianna also curates one of Spotify Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander playlists, 'Original Storytellers'.