Born in Sofia, Bulgaria, Veselina Tomova graduated from Leipzig's School of Graphic Art and Book Design before moving to Newfoundland. She has illustrated books in Germany, Bulgaria and Canada, including the children's books Star's Island, Maggie & Hero, A Dozen Silk Diapers, and Running the Goat publications An Old Man's Winter Night: Ghostly tales and Spirited Away: Fairy stories of old Newfoundland. More of her illustrations will be featured in PB's Comet, appearing in 2018.
She also designs all of Running the Goat's trade publications.
She lives in St. John's, Newfoundland, in a small house overlooking the harbour.