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 ericwight.com.

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

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

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Voldemort

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Co-creating my two favorite characters, Ethan and Abbie.

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. integrity, thoughtfulness, being open-minded

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Castle hopping through the hills of Scotland.

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