Peggy von Burkleo is an Irish and German American artist, writer and musician. Her work includes writing for Womanthology: Heroic, as well as creating, writing and drawing the Celtic manga Samhain Night, due out in 2012. She also has several online stores including Samhain Night Shop with art from the manga and Beltain where she sells her original Celtic designs on gifts. An artist all of her life, she began studying art formally at 14 at the Oakland Art School. She has made a study of Celtic culture, history and mythology and has incorporated her knowledge of it into her manga Samhain Night. She lives in California.