About Megan Kearney

Megan Kearney

Megan Kearney is a Toronto-based cartoonist with a background in animation. She works as a writer, illustrator and educator, and is a frequent guest at conventions across North America. Her clients include television studios such as Temple Hill Productions and Sinking Ship Entertainment. In addition to her award-winning original works, she has contributed to licensed properties with Scholastic, Disney, and many others.

Her most recent title, Swan Lake: Quest for the Kingdoms, will be released from Harpercollins in 2022.



Bachelor of Applied Arts (Honours) Animation

- Sheridan College, 2011

Bachelor of Arts, minor English

-University of Windsor, 2007


Joe Schuster Awards 2019

Gene Day Award

(Wayward Sisters) 

Kirkus Starred Review

(Gothic Tales of Haunted Love)

CBC Best Canadian Comics of 2018

(Gothic Tales of Haunted Love)

ALA Rainbow Project Book List 2017

(The Secret Loves of Geek Girls)


Excellence in Webcomics Awards 2016

Winner, Best in Drama 

Honourable mention, Best in Writing

(Beauty and The Beast) 

Dreamworks Student Film Showcase 2011

(Once Upon a Winter Wood)