Ru Xu

Ru Xu

Author, Illustrator

Biography

Ru Xu graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design after receiving a full academic scholarship. She went on to create the graphic novel series NewsPrints with Scholastic’s Graphix imprint. NewsPrints and its sequel EndGames have been nominated for an Edgar and an Ignatz. Ru is currently working on a semi-animated webcomic called Saint for Rent, which is about inns for time travelers and has been nominated for a Reuben. Her work tends to focus on characters who don’t fit conventional gender roles. Her non-storytelling-specific personal interests include historical fiction, coffee-flavored ice cream, and fat birds.

Ru Xu在學時獲得全額獎學金,並於薩凡納藝術設計學院畢業。之後,她開始創作圖像小說系列 – NewPrints,經由 Scholastic’s Graphix 印刷。NewPrints 及其續集 EndGames 更被提名愛倫·坡獎及伊格納茲獎。她正在製作網絡漫畫《Saint for Rent》。《Saint for Rent》是一套半動畫,故事主要圍繞一間為時間旅行者而設的客棧,漫畫被提名全美漫畫家協會的魯班獎。她所設計的故事人物有着反傳統的性別角色。在創作故事以外,她的喜好包括閱讀歷史小說、吃咖啡味雪糕和觀賞胖胖的鳥兒。