Meet Rivkah LaFille

Graphic Novel Workshop Faculty

Rivkah LaFille (pronounced “lah-fee”) is a children’s writer, illustrator, and graphic novelist who specializes in slice-of-life type MG and YA stories with HEART. She teaches the art of writing and visual narrative in children's comics at Kids Comics Unite and was Illustrator Coordinator for the Society of Children's Book Illustrators in Austin, TX. Her works include STEADY BEAT, which was nominated to the American Library Association's Great Graphic Novels for Teens list. 

Currently, she is working on a graphic novel about Creative Writing with First Second as well as a YA graphic novel with Candlewick about wishes, family, and learning to let go of someone you love. She believes deeply in giving back to our communities and helping others, and every day looks for ways to bring a little more wonder, a little more magic, into our world, and ways to help others bring that bit of wonder and magic too!

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