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Tillie Walden

Biography

Tillie Walden

Tillie Walden is a cartoonist and illustrator from Austin, Texas. Born in 1996, she is a recent graduate from the Center for Cartoon Studies, a comics school in Vermont. Over the course of her time at CCS she published three books with the London based Avery Hill Publishing. She has already received an Eisner Award nomination and two Ignatz Awards for her early works. When she is not drawing comics, Tillie can be found walking and listening to audiobooks or asleep with a cat. She also enjoys studying architecture and tries to incorporate that passion into her comics. SPINNING is her first long form autobiographical work.

Tillie Walden

Books by Tillie Walden

by Tillie Walden - Fantasy, Fiction, Futuristic, Gay & Lesbian, Graphic Novel, Love & Romance, Romance, Science Fiction, Young Adult 13+
Two timelines. Second chances. One love. A ragtag crew travels to the deepest reaches of space, rebuilding beautiful, broken structures to piece the past together. Two girls meet in boarding school and fall deeply in love --- only to learn the pain of loss. With interwoven timelines and stunning art, award-winning graphic novelist Tillie Walden creates an inventive world, breathtaking romance and an epic quest for love.
by Tillie Walden - Autobiography, Graphic Novel, Sports, Young Adult 12+

For 10 years, figure skating was Tillie Walden’s life. She woke before dawn for morning lessons, went straight to group practice after school and spent weekends competing at ice rinks across the state. But as she switched schools, got into art and fell in love with her first girlfriend, she began to question how the close-minded world of figure skating fit in with the rest of her life and whether all the work was worth it. The more Tillie thought about it, the more Tillie realized she’d outgrown her passion --- and she finally needed to find her own voice.