Eric Wight

Eric Wight is an author, illustrator, and animation director. His first book, My Dead Girlfriend (Tokyopop), was nominated for the 2008 Best Graphic Novel of the Year Award by the Young Adult Library Services Association. In 2004, Wight won the Russ Manning Most Promising Newcomer Award for his illustration work in The Amazing Adventures of the Escapist, the comic book adaptation of Michael Chabon's Pulitzer Prize winning novel The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay.  Eric lives in Chalfont, Pennsylvania with his family.  Visit him on the web at

Books by this Author

Frankie Pickle and the Mathematical Menace
Frankie Pickle and the Closet of Doom
Frankie Pickle and the Pine Run 3000


My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. If life was easy, I'd be out of a job.

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. My kids. Their optimism and imagination are a constant inspiration for me.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. To not have the chance to share all of the stories I want to tell.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. They Might Be Giants - Birdhouse in Your Soul, OKGO - Invincible, Death Cab For Cutie - I Will Follow You Into the Dark, The Aquabats - Fashion Zombies, Iron & Wine - Such Great Heights

Q. What do you regret most?

A. Not traveling more when I was a student.

Eric Wight on the Web