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Eleri Harris (she/her) is an Eisner award-winning cartoonist, journalist and editor working on Ngunnawal Country in Australia’s national capital. Her non-fiction history, science and reportage comics have been exhibited and published all over the world. For a decade she was Features Editor at US-based comics website and magazine, The Nib, and is now using all she learned to write a book about comics journalism. The Power of Graphic Journalism, co-authored by Sarah Shay Mirk, will be released by Abrams ComicArts in 2025. Eleri has spoken about the practice and art of non-fiction comics making at conferences in the US, Australia, India and Peru. She is also a regular guest lecturer in comics journalism at the University of Technology Sydney, The Center for Cartoon Studies and The California College of the Arts. From 2019-2023, Eleri was co-director of the Comic Art Workshop, a grassroots organisation supporting remote residencies for ambitious comics projects. She loves drawing tiny pictures in her studio at Gorman House Arts Centre, nerding out over fancy drawings and building sweet comics communities.


Awards and nominations:

  • 2023 ‘The Nib Magazine’ Eisner Award for best anthology
  • 2022 ‘I’m on the Drugs’ (shortlisted) Center for Cartoon Studies & Slate Book Review Cartoonist Studio Prize 
  • 2020 ‘The Comic Art Workshop’ (Platinum) Australian Comic Art Award for outstanding contributions to Australian comics
  • 2020 ‘Be Gay Do Comics’ Ignatz Award for outstanding comics anthology
  • 2019 ‘The Nib Magazine’ Ignatz Award for outstanding series
  • 2019 ‘The Nib’ Ringo Award for best webcomic
  • 2018 ‘Reported Missing’ (shortlisted) Center for Cartoon Studies & Slate Book Review Cartoonist Studio Prize 
  • 2018 ‘Reported Missing’ (Gold) Comic Art Awards of Australia