Elizabeth Haidle is a freelance illustrator living in Portland Oregon. She was raised in the outskirts of the city and recently moved back after attending college in various cities, living in Seattle, Philadelphia, and Taos—earning an MA in Illustration along the way, at Savannah College of Art and Design. After working as a freelance artist and art educator for many years, she has turned her attention to books. In 2017, she illustrated her first graphic novel, I, Parrot, written by Deb Olin Unferth. She has three more books out in Spring of 2019: Before They Were Authors....Famous Writers as Kids, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, The Girl Who Named Pluto, written by Alice B. McGinty, Schwartz and Wade, and The Pipers in the Woods, adapted from a Philip K. Dick short story, Mascot Press.
Currently, Elizabeth is the creative director and regular contributor at Illustoria Magazine. She is also a collaborator at Mascot Press, an independent comics press that aims to bring thought-provoking fiction to modern audiences. She has several nonfiction comics series underway: Human Being Experiment, Birder-ING (a history of birding pioneers) and Memo: interviews with women.