5 Worlds Authors

Mark  Siegel

Mark Siegel

MARK SIEGEL has written and illustrated several award-winning picture books and graphic novels, including the New York Times bestseller Sailor Twain, or the Mermaid in the Hudson. He is also the founder and editorial director of First Second Books. He lives with his family in New York. Follow Mark on Instagram @MarkSiegel2020 and the 5 Worlds team on Twitter and Instagram at @5WorldsTeam.

Alexis  Siegel

Alexis Siegel

ALEXIS SIEGEL is a writer and translator based in London, England. He has translated a number of bestselling graphic novels, including Joann Sfar’s The Rabbi’s Cat, Pénélope Bagleu’s Exquisite Corpse, and Gene Luen Yang’s American Born Chinese (into French).

Xanthe  Bouma

Xanthe Bouma

XANTHE BOUMA is an illustrator based in Southern California. When not working on picture books, fashion illustration, and comics, Xanthe enjoys soaking up the beachside sun. Follow Xanthe on Tumblr at @yumbles and on Twitter at @xoxobouma.

Matt  Rockefeller

Matt Rockefeller

MATT ROCKEFELLER is an illustrator and comic artist living in Portland, OR. His work has appeared in several formats including animation, book covers, and picture books such as Pop! and Poesy the Monster Slayer. He is currently writing and illustrating his first solo graphic novel, White Oak, to be published by First Second in 2021. Follow him on Instagram and Twitter at @mcrockefeller.

Boya  Sun

Boya Sun

BOYA SUN is an illustrator and co-author of the graphic novel Chasma Knights. Originally from China, Boya has traveled from Canada to the United States and now resides in the charming city of Baltimore. Follow Boya on Tumblr at @boyasun and on Twitter at @boyaboyasun.