Tillie Walden is an illustrator and cartoonist from Austin, Texas. Before going on to develop her Eisner Award-winning visual memoir Spinning, she originally released three original graphic novels with Avery Hill Publishing. She created On A Sunbeam after Spinning, which was first published as a webcomic. Are You Listening? is her most recent graphic novel. She presently teaches at the Centre For Cartoon Studies in Lebanon, New Hampshire.