In her practice, Kayla confronts issues of violence, abuse, aging, poverty, fundamentalism, and sexuality through a semi-autobiographical character, aptly named "Kayla." Her work has been featured or is forthcoming in The Southeast ReviewNautilus Magazine, The Comics Journal online, Ecotone, The Seventh Wave, The New Delta Review, Black Eye, and The Spectacle. She has exhibited her work in New York, Houston, Cambridge, and Dallas.