is a cartoonist, artist and author. She received the Harvey award for her coloring work on American Born Chinese
, the first graphic novel ever to be nominated for the National Book Award. She is also the co-author of the NY Times best seller, Boxers & Saints
Her children’s books, Long Tail Kitty (Blue Apple Books) and Mr. Elephanter (Candlewick Press), are based on her comic characters and their stories in the comic format. Her next children’s books will be released in Fall 2014 and Fall 2015.
Outside of working with publishers, she enjoys drawing, making handmade minicomics (from cover to cover), trekking and touring. Her favorite spots to visit in a new city are libraries, baseball fields and stadiums, cemeteries, and museums.
My Bookshelf: http://padlet.com/larkpien/5hg8ejztxy
(recommended artists, comics, & children's books)
Want to Draw Comics: http://padlet.com/larkpien/iovjbhzcl
(tips and tutorials)
The Castilleja Collection: http://padlet.com/larkpien/vysy2b0wq3
(comics and cartoons by yoooouuu!)
More Art by Me: http://padlet.com/larkpien/jaqa88vypv
(abstracts, life drawing, etc.)
Some Stories: http://padlet.com/larkpien/gov3njnlza
(excerpts from my stories)