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Individual Author Record

General Information


Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT C:CHILDREN Fiction Illustrator Non-Fiction



Illinois Connection

Knisley lives in Chicago. She attended The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Lucy Knisley is an author and illustrator. She is a critically acclaimed award-winning comic creator whose previous books include the New York Times bestselling Relish: My Life in the Kitchen. She specializes in personal, confessional graphic novels and travelogues. She has also made comics for Marvel, Valiant Comics, and BOOM! Studios.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library


-- """Kid Gloves"""

-- *New York Times Bestseller

-- *11 Notable Chicago books of 2019, Chicago Tribune


-- """Relish"""

-- *New York Times Bestseller

-- *Best Children's Book of 2013, Publishers Weekly

-- *Best Book of 2013, NPR


-- """Margaret and the Moon"""

-- *ILLINOIS READS Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2018