Leland Myrick

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Leland Myrick is an author and illustrator. He was born in Missouri and currently lives in Pasadena, California.[1] In 1999, he was nominated for an Ignatz Award for Promising New Talent for The Sweet Collection,[2] and in 2004 he was awarded a Xeric Grant to create Bright Elegy.[3] In 2006, he published a graphic novel titled Missouri Boy.[4] A short story titled "Sustain This Song" was published in summer 2010 in Flight volume 7. A short story titled "The Collector" was published in summer 2011 in Flight volume 8. He illustrated Feynman (written by Jim Ottaviani) for First Second Books, published in August 2011[5] and it has been announced that they will also collaborate on a biography of Stephen Hawking.[6] His first fantasy novel, The Ten, was named to Kirkus Reviews Best Indie Books of 2012.[7]


  1. ^ "Bio". Leland Myrick. Retrieved February 22, 2010. 
  2. ^ "1999 Ignatz Award Recipients". Small Press Expo. Retrieved February 22, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Comic Book Self-Publishing Grants". Xeric Foundation. Retrieved February 22, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Missouri Boy". Barnes & Noble. Retrieved February 22, 2010. 
  5. ^ "Bibliography". Leland Myrick. Retrieved February 22, 2010. 
  6. ^ Gagliano, Gina (November 15, 2013). "First Second to Publish Jim Ottaviani and Leland Myrick’s HAWKING". First Second. Retrieved 17 August 2014. 
  7. ^ "Best Indie Books of 2012". Kirkusreviews.com. Retrieved February 8, 2013. 

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