Mariko Tamaki

Mariko Tamaki is an award-winning writer and illustrator.
Mariko Tamaki is the author of the novel Saving Montgomery Sole. (Mariko Tamaki)

Mariko Tamaki is an award-winning writer and illustrator. In 2016, she started writing for Marvel and DC Comics. 

Tamaki is the author of Skim, (you) Set Me On Fire and This One Summer. Skim received the Doug Wright Award for Best Graphic Novel, the Ignatz Award and the Joe Schuster Award. This One Summer won the Eisner Award for best graphic album: new in 2015. Tamaki has twice been shortlisted for the Governor General's Literary Award for young people's literature — text.

In 2012, Tamaki received the Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBT Emerging Writers Honour of Distinction for her body of work.

Books by Mariko Tamaki

Interviews with Mariko Tamaki

Meeting Mariko Tamaki and Jillian Tamaki

13 years ago
Duration 4:24
Mariko Tamaki and Jillian Tamaki talk about creating their graphic novel, Skim, at Alternative Grounds, the Toronto coffeehouse where it was written.
Mariko Tamaki on her new oung adult novel about a girl with two mothers and a fascination with the paranormal, trying to grow up in a small town


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