I’m a writer, illustrator, and cartoonist from spooky New England, currently based in sunny Boorloo* (Perth, Australia).
Clients include: First Second (Macmillan), Penguin, HarperCollins, Dark Horse, IDW, BOOM! Studios, Iron Circus Comics, Oni Press, Harvard University, the Boston Public Library, the Onion/A.V. Club, Kazoo magazine.
Honors include: winner of three silver Comic Arts Awards of Australia, Outstanding Story Ignatz Award nominee, Slate Cartoonist Studio Prize shortlist, contributor to Eisner-winning anthologies and NYT bestselling books.
I am represented by Jennifer Linnan of Linnan Literary Management, LLC.
The Greatest Thing is a love letter to gay teens and queer zines, Women Write About Comics
ALA Over the Rainbow top 10 books for 2022, American Library Association
The Greatest Thing review, Kirkus Reviews
Patience & Esther review, Publishers Weekly
Sincerely, Harriet starred review, Kirkus Reviews
Sincerely, Harriet review, Publishers Weekly
Cover reveal & interview: Sarah Winifred Searle’s Sincerely, Harriet, Women Write About Comics
Comic artist explains how to draw a steamy scene, Huffington Post (adult content)
Preview a villainous comic with Vertoscope, Entertainment Weekly
Perth Comic Arts Festival
Academy day: 29 July, State Library of WA
Festival day: 30 July, WA Museum Boola Bardip
More 2023 appearances pending, I will add them here as they are finalized.
If you’d like to have me at an event, I’d love to hear from you! I live in Western Australia and am available for travel. See general author visit information here.
Commission information here.
*I live and work on unceded Whadjuk Noongar country. I acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of this land, and I pay my respects to them and their Elders past and present.