Maia Kobabe

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    Maia Kobabe
    Date of birth 1991[1]
    Nationality American (United States of America)
    Pronouns e/em/eir[2]
    Gender identity Nonbinary
    Occupation author and illustrator
    Known for Gender Queer: A Memoir

    Maia Kobabe is a nonbinary, queer author and illustrator with an MFA in Comics from California College of the Arts. E has been self publishing comics since 2010.[3] Eir work focuses on themes of identity, sexuality, anti-fascism, fairy tales, and homesickness.[4] Maia has created a graphic novel memoir called Gender Queer: A Memoir (which won a Stonewall Honor award in 2020[5]) and short comics that have been published on The Nib.

    Kobabe created the following comics:[3]

    • Tom O'Bedlam (2015)
    • The Thief's Tales #1 and #2
    • The Non-Binary Bunny

    E has also made short comics for these anthologies:[3]

    • Alphabet (2015)
    • Tabula Idem (2017)
    • Mine! (2018)
    • Gothic Tales of Haunted Love (2018)
    • The Secret Love of Geeks (2018)
    • Faster Than Light Y'all (2018)
    • Advanced Death Saves (2019)
    • How to Wait (2019)
    • Shout Out (2019)
    • Rolled and Told (2019)

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    References[edit | edit source]

    1. Watts, Katie (January 6, 2015). "Petaluma comic artist draws on passion". Santa Rosa Press Democrat. Archived from the original on 17 July 2023. Retrieved May 10, 2020.
    2. Oliver, Andy (May 15, 2019). "Gender Queer: A Memoir – Maia Kobabe Explains What it Means to Be Non-Binary and Asexual in Eir Vitally Important Graphic Memoir from Lion Forge". Broken Frontier. Archived from the original on 17 July 2023. Retrieved May 10, 2020.
    3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Kobabe, Maia. “About.” About - Maia Kobabe,
    4. Kobabe, Maia. “Maia Kobabe.” The Nib, The Nib, 7 Feb. 2020,
    5. Archived on 17 July 2023