Born: 1977 May 26 in San Francisco, California, United States

Biography: Raina Telgemeier is an American cartoonist whose works include the autobiographic webcomic Smile (A Dental Drama), which was published by Scholastic Press's Graphix imprint as a full-color graphic novel in February 2010. Smile, as well as the follow-up Sisters and the fiction graphic novel Drama have all been on The New York Times Best Seller lists. She has also written Ghosts, another fictional story. Telgemeier also created the first four The Baby-Sitters Club graphic novels with Ann M. Martin.


    Raina Telgemeier Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Raina Family name: Telgemeier


  1. New York School of Visual Arts ? to 2002


  1. 2003: Lulu Awards - Kimberly A. Yale Award for Best New Talent
  2. 2020: Eisner Award - Best Writer/Artist

Awards for Issues:

  1. 2020: Eisner Award - Best Publication for Kids
    Guts (2019 series)
  2. 2020: Ringo Awards - Best Kids Comic or Graphic Novel
    Guts (2019 series)
  3. 2022: Eisner Award - Best Anthology
    You Died: An Anthology of the Afterlife (2021 series)

Awards for Stories:

  1. 2022: Eisner Award - Best Short Story
    Funeral in Foam (no feature) comic story, ?p


  1. Spouse - Dave Roman (b. 1977)
    Notes: Married in 2006 and divorced in 2015.