Nate Powell

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Nate Powell (b. 1978, Little Rock, Arkansas) began self-publishing at age 14 and graduated from School of Visual Arts in 2000. He is the first cartoonist ever to win the National Book Award. His work includes the new graphic novel Come Again and civil rights icon John Lewis’ graphic memoir trilogy March, as well as You Don’t Say, Any Empire, Swallow Me Whole, The Silence Of Our Friends, The Year Of The Beasts, and Rick Riordan’s The Lost Hero. Powell’s work has received a Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, three Eisner Awards, the Michael L. Printz Award, four YALSA Great Graphic Novels For Teens selections, the Walter Dean Myers Award, and is a two-time finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. He has discussed his work at the United Nations, as well as on MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show and CNN. He lives in Bloomington, Indiana.