Kevin Huizenga grew up in a suburb of Chicago, South Holland, which is a small town of Dutch immigrants. He attended Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he started drawing the influential mini-comic Supermonster. His graphic novels include Curses, The Wild Kingdom, and Gloriana. His work has been translated into six languages, including Dutch; he won five Ignatz awards and been nominated for Harvey and Eisner awards. His newest book is The River At Night.