Jimmy Gownley

Jimmy Gownley began writing and drawing comics at the age of fifteen. He is an advocate for kids’ comics, having cofounded the organization Kids Love Comics, which works to promote comic books and graphic novels as a valuable tool for literacy and education in schools, libraries, and at home. He lives with his wife Karen and their twin daughters, Stella and Anna, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Books by this Author

The Amelia Rules! Collection
Her Permanent Record
What Makes You Happy
When the Past Is a Present
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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. My motto is, "Never trust a person who has a motto."

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. Like Billy Corgan said; I fear that I am ordinary, just like everyone.

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Pizza

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Knowing that all your work is done. You did the best you could, and all that's left to do is to spend time with the ones you love.

Q. What do you regret most?

A. I try not to regret anything. All my choices led me here, and that's not a bad place to be

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