Entries by Nidhi Chanani

Soft tail

I’m regularly battling the exhaustion of work, life and the absence of normalcy. But as time marches forward I find small joys in nature and continue connecting through my work. I am participating in a free virtual author panel with Tandem Bay Area in a couple weeks. Please join if you’re interested! Also, my debut […]

Mama mermaid

My daughter has all kinds of awesome nicknames for her papa and I had none… so I asked her to give me one. She came up with Mama Mermaid and I thought about that as I was drawing this. I hope you’re all safe and well.

title needed

I drew this and couldn’t come up with a title. Can you help? Also, I’ve been hearing about a big supply chain shortages so if you can, please pre-order any books you’re looking forward to, including my last 2021 release, What Will My Story Be. Be well!

Forward

I’ve spent the past few years making books. My calendar is full of book deadlines. It’s become somewhat of a joke among my close friends “How many books are you working on right now?” My answer is usually four (with a few in waiting). As I approach the release of my next book, What Will […]

Jukebox, a month later

It’s been over a month since Jukebox released and my third pandemic book release. It’s not easy. I miss being on the road and meeting educators, librarians and of course, readers. I appreciate the emails and messages from folks who have read and enjoyed it – it keeps me going in this seemingly never ending […]

Jukebox is here!

Today is JUKEBOX‘s book birthday! Please join me to celebrate the virtual launch tonight at 7pm PST with Hicklebees bookstore. I will read from the book, share a drawing demo and answer questions! I’ve waited years for today. I pitched the story in 2016, signed the contract in 2017 and submitted final art in 2020. […]

One week until JUKEBOX!

One week until the release of my graphic novel JUKEBOX! You can still pre-order from Bel and Bunna (or your local indie bookstore) to get your book next week! If you pre-order from Bel & Bunna you will receive 2 postcards, a double sided guitar pick and bookmark as seen below: Wherever you pre-order from […]

Sjorgen’s syndrome

I’m sharing this comic about some recent medical things that I experienced. Trigger warning I discuss pregnancy loss. I made this comic to share and process my own complicated emotions. Thanks for reading (also understand if you choose not to read).