Ulli Lust was born in 1967 in Vienna. She is an Austrian cartoonist who lives and works in Berlin. Her graphic novel Today is the Last Day of the Rest of Your Life won an Ignatz Award for best graphic novel, the LA Times Book Award for Graphic Novels and was nominated for an Eisner Award for best reality-based work. Other books are: Voices in the Dark and How I Tried to Be a Good Person. She holds a professorship at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Hannover.