My name is Eleanor Davis. I’m a cartoonist and illustrator. My books include How To Be Happy, You and a Bike and a Road, Why Art? and The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook. My latest graphic novel, The Hard Tomorrow, won the LA Times Book Prize for Graphic Novels and Comics. I live in Athens, Georgia (pre-covid) and Tucson, Arizona (mid-covid).
My husband Drew Weing is the creator of the excellent Creepy Casefiles of Margo Maloo.
Clients include: The New Yorker, The New York Times, Google, The National Geographic, The Atlantic, Manchester International Festival, The Wall Street Journal, Plansponser, MIT Tech Review, Psychology Today, Lucky Peach, Time Magazine, Warby Parker, Telerama, Slate, BusinessWeek, The Washington Post, The Guardian, The Small Press Expo, Toronto Comics Art Festival, Fantagraphics Books, Dutton, Chronicle Books, TOON Books, First Second Books, Houghton Mifflin, Workman Publishing, and Bloomsbury Books.
Awards and recognition include: LA Times Book Prize – Graphic Novel/Comics (The Hard Tomorrow), Ignatz Award – Outstanding Story 2020 (The Hard Tomorrow), Graphic Novel 2018 (You and a Bike and a Road), Outstanding Anthology or Collection 2015 (How to be Happy); Society of Illustrators – Gold and Silver; Eisner Nominee (Secret Science Alliance); Lucca Comics Award – Yellow Kid Author of the year 2020, Best American Comics 2019, 2015, 2013 & 2008 + cover, Slate Cartoonist Studio Prize 2017, Print Magazine’s New Visual Artists 2009; Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor (Stinky); Russ Manning Award (Stinky)