Born 1980 in Ottawa. Grew up in Calgary.
Graduated from the Alberta College of Art and Design.
This cartoonist and illustrator lives in Toronto (2017). Her book Super Mutant Magic Academy won a 2016 Eisner Award for Best Publication for Teens. She was co-creator with Mariko Tamaki of novels Skim which won the 2008 Governor General’s Award and a 2009 Doug Wright Best Book Award, and; This One Summer which won a 2014 Governor General’s Award for children’s illustration, and in 2015 a Caldecott Honour and a Printz Honour. .
Content novel & Cover, book front & back:
Boundless. Drawn & Quarterly, June 2017.
BOOK TEXT & GRAPHIC ANTHOLOGY:
Drawn and Quarterly: Twenty-Five Years …. Drawn & Quarterly, May 2015: “Trubunny”: 76-80.
Content novel & Cover book front:
Skim. Writ., Mariko Tamaki. Groundwood Books/House of Anansi, 2008.
WRITER & ILLUSTRATOR:
BOOK TEXT & GRAPHIC:
Content story & Cover book wrap around & Dust jacket wraparound:
They Say Blue. Groundwood Books/House of Anansi, 2018. Book cover illustration & dust jacket illustration are different.
Boundless. Drawn & Quarterly, June 2017: Author biography: Back flap.
Quill & Quire, May 2017: “Boundless Review of ….” Writ., Steven W. Beattie:1-22:
“Jillian Tamaki.” Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 31 March 2018. Accessed 13 April 2018.
Boundless. June 2017: Front cover.
Boundless. June 2017: Back cover.
A portion of the front of the wrap around dust jacket. They Say Blue. 2018.
A portion of the front of the wrap around book cover. They Say Blue. 2018.