Born and raised in Wisconsin, Bard (née Wiederhoeft) is an award-winning writer and illustrator of graphic novels. Her first self-published book Picket Line was funded by a Xeric Grant in 2011. In 2016 she self-published a collection of memoir comics called Hey Baby, which is the story of her pregnancy and birth of her first child. In 2017 she won the “Get Published by Graphix” contest.
Bard currently lives in Portland, Oregon.