Sunmi is a cartoonist and illustrator based in Baltimore, Maryland. Their work explores themes of emotional distance and fantastical femininity, within a framework of LGBTQ, Asian American, and Korean diasporic identity, history, and mythology. Their debut graphic novel “Firebird” will be published with HarperCollins in 2022.

For freelance work and commission inquiries, or to purchase art that isn't listed on their online stores, please contact them at

For book projects, please contact their agent Susan Graham from Einstein Literary Management at

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AAWW - Folds and Staples: When DIY Publishing Makes A Community 
Autostraddle - Drawn To Comics: Non-Binary Cartoonist Sunmi Will Have You Swimming In Colors and Lines
Forge Art Magazine Issue #18: Sacrifice
Tight Pencils Podcast: Ep 78
All images (c) Sunmi 2018