Leland Myrick

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Leland Myrick is an author and illustrator. He was born in Missouri and currently lives in Altadena, 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 (about Richard 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. ^ "About". Leland Myrick. Retrieved November 10, 2018.
  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". Kirkus Reviews. Retrieved February 8, 2013.

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