Arja Kajermo was born in Finland, raised in Sweden and now lives and works in Ireland. She began her cartooning career with the magazine In Dublin in the 1970s, for which she made a comic strip for ten years. She contributed cartoons to the feminist publisher Attic Press and occasionally to The Sunday Press, The Irish Times, Image magazine, Magill and others. Her strip 'Dublin Four' ran in the Sunday Tribune. She now draws the strip 'Tuula' in the Sunday edition of Swedish daily newspaper Dagens Nyheter. Kajermo has also illustrated children's books.