Alisa Kwitney

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Alisa Kwitney
Kwitney at the 2012 New York Comic Con.
Born New York City
Nationality American
Area(s) Writer

Alisa Kwitney is a writer of comedic romance novels and graphic novels.

Early life[edit]

Kwitney grew up in New York City, on Manhattan's Upper West Side,[1] the daughter of science fiction author Robert Sheckley.


Alisa Kwitney has a BA in English from Wesleyan University, where she received the Horgan Writing Prize for Fiction, and an MFA in Fiction from Columbia University, where she received a scholarship of merit. Kwitney was an editor for Vertigo Comics. Her master's thesis, was published by Harper-Collins as her first novel, Till The Fat Lady Sings, in 1991. She is currently the editor for Liminal Comics at Brain Mill Press. [2]

Personal life[edit]

Kwitney lives in an old farmhouse two hours from Manhattan with her husband and two children.[1]



  • Till The Fat Lady Sings (1991) ISBN 0-06-019021-3
  • The Dominant Blonde published by Avon Books in June, 2002 ISBN 0-06-008329-8
  • Does She or Doesn't She? published by Avon Books in June, 2003 ISBN 0-06-051237-7
  • On the Couch published (paperback) by HarperCollins, July 1, 2004 ISBN 0-06-053079-0
  • Sex as a Second Language: A Novel published by Atria Books, April 25, 2006 978-0-74326890-5
  • Flirting in Cars published by Atria Books, August, 2007, 978-0-7432-6897-4
  • The Better to Hold You (as Alisa Sheckley) by Ballantine Books, 2009, 978-0-345-50587-3
  • Moonburn (as Alisa Sheckley) by Ballantine Books, 2009, 978-0-345-50588-0
  • New Avengers: Breakout(adapted from the graphic novel by Brian Michael Bendis and David Finch) Marvel, 2013, 978-0-7851-6517-0

Graphic novels[edit]


  • Child of Mine (Contributing author) (1997) ISBN 0-7868-6233-5
  • Vertigo Visions: Artwork from the Cutting Edge of Comics (2000) (Nominated for Locus Best Art Book) 0-8230-5603-1
  • The Sandman: King of Dreams (2003) 0-8118-3592-8

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Alisa Kwitney: From the Author". Retrieved November 15, 2012.
  2. ^ "Staff | Brain Mill Press". Retrieved 2016-04-05. 

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