New York Times Bestselling author Jeff Lemire is the creator of the acclaimed graphic novels Sweet Tooth, Essex County and The Underwater Welder and the upcoming sci-fi love story, Trillium.
Jeff is also a prominent writer for DC Comics where he currently writes the monthly adventures of GREEN ARROW and ANIMAL MAN. He has also written the monthly adventures of, SUPERBOY, JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK, FRANKENSTEIN: Agent of S.H.A.D.E. and THE ATOM.
In 2008 Jeff won the Schuster Award for Best Canadian Cartoonist, and The Doug Wright Award for Best Emerging Talent. He also won the American Library Association’s prestigious Alex Award, recognizing books for adults with specific teen appeal. He has also been nominated for 6 Eisner awards, 7 Harvey Awards and 6 Shuster Awards.
In 2010 Essex County was named as one of the five Essential Canadian Novels of the Decade.
He currently lives and works in Toronto with his wife and son.