Hailing from Hobart, Tasmania, Eleri Mai Harris is a freelance cartoonist, editor and journalist. Her comics have been published online and in print in a bunch of places, including The Nib, McSweeney’s Illustoria, The ABC, The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian Education Union News Magazine, kuš!, Meanjin, Symbolia, Narrative.ly and Taddle Creek.
Eleri specialises in non-fiction journalism, infographic and history comics. Her Nib comic serial murder mystery, ‘Reported Missing,’ was shortlisted for the 2018 Center for Cartoon Studies & Slate Book Review Cartoonist Studio Prize and won Gold at the 2018 Ledger Awards.
Since 2014, Eleri has worked at The Nib, first as the Deputy Editor and now as Features Editor. Eleri has edited hundreds of editorial and long form nonfiction comics, many of which have gone on to win prestigious awards, including an Ignatz, a Reuben, two Lochers and five Eisner nominations. In 2019, The Nib was honoured with an Ignatz Award for Outstanding Series.
Eleri is currently accepting commissions for both making and editing comics.