Lori Doody was born in St. John’s, Newfoundland in 1976. She studied visual arts at Sir Wilfred College in Corner Brook and has been a printmaker since 1998. In 2005 she was named Emerging Artist of the year by the Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council. She is also the author and illustrator of picture books. In 2017 Capelin Weather and The Puffin Problem were published by Running the Goat Books and Broadsides. Both books were listed in The Canadian Children’s Book Centre Best Books magazine. The Puffin Problem was also shortlisted for the Bruneau Family Children’s Young Adult Award for the Newfoundland and Labrador Book Awards. Her third book Mallard, Mallard, Moose was also published by Running the Goat Books and Broadsides in 2018.
She currently lives in St. John’s with her husband, their two children and their dog.