Nate Powell

Nate Powell is a New York Times best-selling graphic novelist born in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1978. His work includes March, the graphic novel autobiography of Congressman and civil rights icon John Lewis; Rick Riordan's The Lost Hero, Any Empire, Swallow Me Whole, The Silence Of Our Friends, and The Year Of The Beasts. His work has received a Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, an Eisner Award, two Ignatz Awards, a Coretta Scott King Author Honor Award, four YALSA Great Graphic Novels For Teens selections, and has been nominated for a total of eight Eisner Awards, a Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and a Glyph Comics Award. In 2011, Powell discussed his work at the United Nations alongside some of the world's foremost writers of young adult fiction.