Ian Boothby grew up in North Delta, B.C. He is an Eisner Award? and Canadian Comedy Award?winning writer who has been creating sketch comedy for television since he was thirteen. Best known for his work on The Simpsons comics, Boothby has written cartoons for The New Yorker andMAD Magazine, and co-createdExorSistersfor Image Comics with artist Gisle Lagac. He also co-created the Scholastic graphic novelSparks!with artist Nina Matsumoto, that received the Christie Harris Illustrated Children?s Book Award in 2019 at the BC Book Prizes.

[BCBW 2019]