photo:  Hannah Yoon  | pup: Spatula

photo: Hannah Yoon | pup: Spatula

Andrea Tsurumi ("sue-roo-me") is an author, illustrator and cartoonist originally from NY who now lives and draws in Philadelphia. The creator of ACCIDENT!, CRAB CAKE, and numerous comics, she’s also illustrated children’s books, news articles, and book covers. She recieved a BA in English from Harvard and an MFA from the School of Visual Arts (where she teaches a monthlong residency class). When she's not inventing croissant-based animals, she likes reading about ordinary and ridiculous history.

Publications: Crab Cake (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
Not Your Nest (illustrations, Penguin Random House)
Accident! (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
Girls Who Code (illustrations, Penguin Random House)
The Friendship Riddle (interior illustrations, Bloomsbury) "A Week After the Wedding" The Believer June 2018
Why Would You Do That? (Hic & Hoc)
Once Upon a Time Machine Vol.2 (anthology, Dark Horse)
Flashed: Sudden Stories in Prose and Comics (anthology, Pressgang), Little Nemo's Big New Dreams (anthology, TOON Graphics), Prometheus Eternal (anthology, Philadelphia Museum of Art), Little Nemo: Dream Another Dream (anthology, Locust Moon Press), The Graphic Canon of Children's Literature (anthology, Seven Stories Press)

Contact: me@andreatsurumi.com For all book inquires: Stephen Barr | Writers House

Recognition:
Silver Medal - Society of Illustrators 
MoCCA Award - Society of Illustrators
Annuals 58 & 60 - Society of Illustrators
Best American Comics Notables

Select clients: Goodreads, The New York Times, SpongeBob Comics, The Believer, The Riverfront Times, The Boston GlobeThe Portland Mercury, Tablet Magazine, The San Francisco Bay Guardian, Bedford/St. Martin’s, Bloomsbury Children's Books, Bitch Magazine, Breadpig, BAH! Festival, The Nib, The New York Academy of Medicine, The Brooklyn Rail, The Rumpus.