Damian Alexander is a cartoonist & storyteller who grew up in and around Boston. OTHER BOYS, his first graphic novel, is set for publication with First Second in Fall 2021. He has also created illustrations for The Trevor Project, and you can stumble across his comic shorts & essays on Huffington Post, Narratively, The Nib and a handful of other places. Damian is a graduate of Simmons College MFA program in Writing for Children (2018), a John Locher Memorial Award winner (2017), and a Lambda Literary Fellow (2016). When he’s not doodling he loves reading ghost stories, building miniatures, and watching cartoons with his cats on sunny afternoons.