Mariko Tamaki is the co-creator of Skim and This One Summer with Jillian Tamaki. This One Summer received Eisner and Ignatz Awards as well as Caldecott and Printz Honors. Mariko has also written for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Tomb Raider, Hulk and Supergirl. She is currently working on a Lumberjanes prose series for Abrams books with Brooklyn Allen and a novel about losing your virginity, amongst other things. Mariko lives in Oakland.