Alexander von Humboldt: Explorer, Naturalist & Environmental Pioneer, a picture book, published by Penguin Random House.
Not a Cat, a picture book, published by Tilbury House (text by Winter Miller).
Long Way Down, a graphic novel in collaboration with Jason Reynolds, published by Simon & Schuster.
The Undertaking of Lily Chen, a graphic novel, published by First Second Books (Macmillan).
Refresh, Refresh, a graphic novel, published by First Second Books (Macmillan) and Casterman (French edition).
Slow Storm, a graphic novel, published by First Second Books (Macmillan).
A Late Freeze, a mini-graphic novel, self-published.
Art and writing published in Best American Comics, Artforum, Believer Magazine, Orion Magazine, The Verge, Esquire Magazine, VQR, Slate Magazine, Seneca Review, Arkansas International, Symbolia Magazine, World Literature Today Magazine, Ploughshares Literary Magazine, Gulf Coast Journal of Literature and Fine Arts, The Iowa Review, The Comics Journal, Ecotone Journal, Candlewick Press’s Cabinet of Curiosities, Essay Daily, and others.
EXHIBITIONS & AWARDS
Winner of the Yoto Kate Greenaway Medal for outstanding achievement in illustration for children and young people. The Carnegie Greenaway Awards are "the UK’s longest running and best-loved book awards for children and young people."
Café Royal Cultural Foundation literature grantee for a graphic novel on art and motherhood.
2016Sarabande Books 2016 Writer in Residence.
New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship Award in Literature.
Art exhibitions at 849 Gallery (Louisville, KY), The Roger Smith Hotel (New York, NY); the New York Institute of Technology (New York, NY); Pyro Gallery (Louisville, KY); Doma (New York, NY); Charmingwall Gallery (New York, NY); Riverviews Artspace (Lynchburg, VA); and Anno Domini gallery (San Jose, CA).
Artist residencies at the MacDowell Colony, Blue Mountain Center, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Brush Creek Foundation, Wildfjords Artist Residency (Iceland), and Willapa Bay.
Refresh, Refresh included in Best American Comics.
2010 & 2011
Prevention for a Safer Society Award by the National Council on Crime and Delinquency for an illustrated report on innovation in criminal justice, and a guide to the juvenile justice system.
Isotope Award for Excellence in Mini-Comics and Eisner Award nomination for A Late Freeze.
B.A. Yale University
Graduated with distinction in the Art Major
Graduated Magna Cum Laude
WORKCurrent writer & artist.
Comics teacher at Uptown Stories, a non-profit writing program in NYC.
2000 & 2002
Assistant to photographer Sally Mann (Lexington, VA).