Xia Gordon is a freelance illustrator and comic artist based in Brooklyn. She grew up between Orlando, FL, and NYC, and graduated from the School of Visual Arts with a BFA in cartooning and illustration. She studies as a teaching assistant intern at the Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop in 2016. Her comic Kindling was published by 2dcloud in early 2017 and was named on of The Comic Journal’s Best Comics of 2017. She is currently working on A Song for Gwendolyn Brooks, written by Alice Faye Duncan, set to release January 2019 (Sterling). Past clients include The New York Times, Penguin Random House (Classics), Vice News, Buzzfeed News, Lenny Letter and Narratively.