About Jillian Tamaki

Jillian Tamaki
Photo credits: Anne-Marie Coultier



Author’s Graphic Novel

Teen, Adult

Jillian Tamaki is a cartoonist, illustrator, and educator raised in Calgary, Alberta. She is the author of the Eisner Award-winning graphic novels SuperMutant Magic Academy and Boundless, and the author-illustrator of two picture books, including most recently Our Little Kitchen. With her cousin Mariko Tamaki, she is the co-creator of the young adult graphic novels SKIM and This One Summer, which won a Governor General’s Award and Caldecott Honor. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.


Roaming | New York New York (avec Mariko Tamaki) – Drawn & Quarterly (2023) | Gallimard BD (2024)
SuperMutant Magic Academy – Drawn & Quarterly (2015) | Denoel (2017)
This One Summer | Cet été là (avec Mariko Tamaki) – Groundwood Books (2014) | Rue de Sèvres (2014)


Skim :
2009 : Prix Doug Wright du meilleur livre pour (avec Mariko Tamaki)
Cet été-là :
2014 : Prix Ignatz du meilleur roman graphique (avec Mariko Tamaki)
2014 : Prix du Gouverneur général de la littérature jeunesse de langue anglaise (illustration)
2015 : Prix Eisner du meilleur album (avec Mariko Tamaki)
2016 : Prix Max et Moritz de la meilleure bande dessinée internationale

MCAF 2024


Panel : On the Road

Saturday, May 25, 2024

from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

All audience

Hub - C 20 - Section C

Present at 

Librairie Gallimard   D31

Drawn & Quarterly   A09

Book Signing Schedule

Friday, May 24

Saturday, May 25

Sunday, May 26

Guest at MCAF

2017, 2024