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. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Getting to wake up everyday and make a living doing what you love, surrounded by family and friends to enjoy it with.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Dr. Seuss because I like to rhyme...all the time...while fighting crime...and enjoying the taste of lime...

Q. What do you regret most?

A. Not traveling more when I was a student.

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. A poker game with Babe Ruth, Mark Twain, Harry Houdini, and Pablo Picasso would be pretty entertaining.

Eric Wight on the Web