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, Spirited Away: Fairy stories of old Newfoundland and PB's Comet. Her book The Wall & the Wind will be published in the fall of 2020.
She also designs many of Running the Goat's trade publications.
She divides her time between St. John's, NL and Rusalya, Bulgaria.