Damian Alexander is an illustrator, cartoonist & storyteller who grew up in Boston. His first graphic novel, OTHER BOYS, is set for publication with First Second in 2021. It is a continuation of his viral and award winning autobiographical webcomics. Damian loves old houses, ghost stories, libraries, comics about other people’s lives, and watching cartoons with his cats on sunny afternoons.
Damian is a graduate of Simmons College MFA program in Writing for Children, the 2017 John Locher Memorial Award winner, and a 2016 Lambda Literary Fellow. His comics and essays can be found on The Nib, The Washington Post, Teen Vogue, and others.
Client List: The Trevor Project / First Second / Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group / Duck Duck Go / Tumblr / The Huffington Post / ATTN: / UCLA / Narratively / The Nib /