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Scott Chantler is the acclaimed creator of the graphic memoir Two Generals, which was nominated for two Eisner Awards, named one of Chapters-Indigo’s Best Books of 2010, selected for Best American Comics 2012, and voted by CBC's Canada Reads as one of the 40 best Canadian non-fiction books of all time.

 

His other work includes Northwest Passage (nominated for Eisner and Harvey Awards) and the Three Thieves series (winner of the Joe Shuster Award for Best Comic for Kids and listed by YALSA as a Great Graphic Novel for Teens). In 2015, he served as Writer-in-Residence at the University of Windsor, the first cartoonist to be appointed so by a Canadian university.

He currently lives and works in Stratford, Ontario, Canada where he is hard at work on his next book: Bix, a graphic biography of the tragic jazz cornet player Bix Beiderbecke, for Galley 13/Simon & Schuster.

Photo by Peter Bregg
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