Tillie Walden is a cartoonist and illustrator from Austin, TX. She first published three original graphic novels with Avery Hill Publishing before going on to create her Eisner Award-winning graphic memoir Spinning, and On A Sunbeam which was originally published as a webcomic. Her last graphic novel Are You Listening? won an Eisner Award for Best Graphic Novel in 2020 and her first picture book is due out in 2021. Her most recent book is Alone in Space from Avery Hill, which is a compendium of early published and previously unpublished works. She currently lives in Norwich, NH and teaches at the Center for Cartoon Studies.