The creator of BellaBooDC is donna lewis, who goes by d (dee).

By day, donna plays the part of a federal government legal type, working on issues related to civil rights, disability, employment and labor. 

The rest of the time, she focuses on writing, drawing and discovering discovering any creative means of engaging in meaningful advocacy.

Donna’s current project is Already Triggered, an illustrated guide book about depression and suicide in which she provides tools to make asking for help easier and delivering help more effective.

Donna writes and draws the multi-panel comic strip Reply All and single panel cartoon Reply All Lite, both syndicated (international) by the Washington Post News Service & Syndicate.