Meet the Cartoonist!

See recent interviews, news etc here

"Smile" nominated for NCS Reuben Award

Books, Cats and Love article on Stephanie's career

Stephanie Piro (once a NYer, always a NYer!),  resides in New Hampshire with her husband, John, and three cats, Spacey and her two kittens Conor Makem
and Big Eric.

In 1984, she began the Strip T's Design Company through which she markets her award-winning T-shirt collection (including her popular cat line), and other products from aprons to place mats, plus her line of gift items for her Cafepress shop featuring her designs for librarians and book lovers .


She is delighted to be a part of King Features groundbreaking cartoon strip, Six Chix, which appears in over 125 newspapers across the USA and abroad. She is the Saturday Chick! The Chix have their own website at

Her own daily  cartoon panel, Fair Game, appears here, on the website and  in daily and weekly newspapers around the country.

Her cartoon panel "Smile" began running in the Rochester Times in 1994 and is still going strong. "Smile" became "Fair Game" when it was syndicated nationally. In 2012 "Smile" was nominated for the National Cartoonist Society's highest honor, the Reuben Award in the Newspaper Panel division.

Her work has appeared all over the place including American Greetings cards, Tidemark Calendars, Papyrus, First for Women, Chronicle Of Higher Education, Glamour Magazine, Ms., the Funny Times,  the Women's Glibber line of women's humor anthologies to name just a few.  Three collections of her work have been published, the new My Cat Loves Me Naked by Sourcebooks (available here) and  Men! Ha! and Caffeinated Cartoons by Laugh Lines Press.

She also illustrated Paws for Thought by Anne Leighton, and Cool Games For Cool Cats by Elissa Wolfson and are available here!

Editors and publishers interested in using Stephanie's work  for magazines, books, newsletters, websites etc, or for information on having her illustrate your work, or to license it for use on products, for more information on the Strip T's line, contact:

Stephanie Piro
27 River Road, Farmington, NH 03835
Ph/fax: 603 755 2926