Vera Brosgol

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Vera Brosgol (born August 1984 in Moscow, Russia) is an Eisner Award and Harvey Award winning cartoonist and a graduate in Classical Animation of Sheridan College in Canada. She lives in Portland, Oregon and worked for Laika Entertainment where she did storyboards and concept art for their animation productions. Brosgol has also collaborated with Shaenon Garrity on L'il Mell and Sergio for Girlamatic and drawn several guest comics for John Allison's Scary Go Round.[1]


  • Best Animated Film by a NW Filmmaker for Sno-bo, Film Society of Portland's (2006)[2]
  • Channel Frederator Podcast Darkly Award for Snow-Bo (2007)[3]
  • Eisner Award for Best Publication for Young Adults (ages 12–17) for Anya's Ghost (2012)[4]
  • Harvey Award for Best Original Graphic Publication for Younger Readers for Anya's Ghost (2012)[5]
  • Caldecott Honor for Leave Me Alone! (2016)[6]


  • 2002: "Babeland" (part of Mostly Acquisitions)
  • 2003: Wary Tales Anthology
  • 2002–2004: Return to Sender (discontinued)
  • 2004: "I wish..." (part of Flight Volume One)[7]
  • 2005: "Salmoning" (part of Flight Volume Two)
  • 2005: Hopeless Savages: B-sides: The Origin of the Dusted Bunnies (as co-illustrator)
  • 2007: "Little Trouble at the Big Top" (part of Flight Volume Four)
  • 2011: Anya's Ghost[5]
  • 2015: "Olive's Story" (part of Gotham Academy: Endgame special)
  • 2016: Leave Me Alone!


  • 2005: Snow-Bo (animation)
  • 2005: Someone Is Going to Die (animation)
  • 2009: Coraline (storyboard artist)
  • 2012: ParaNorman (story artist)
  • 2014: The Boxtrolls (additional writing)


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