Peter Chiykowski is an award-winning writer, editor and cartoonist. His webcomic series Rock, Paper, Cynic won him the Aurora Award for Best Graphic Novel in 2014 and entertains 200,000 readers every year. His first collection of comics, The HMS Bad Idea, debuted as a #1 new graphic novel anthology on the Amazon international bestseller list and is now available wherever silly books are sold. Two new collections of comics (Be a Turtle: and Other Secrets to a Happy Life and Is It Canon?) as well as a new anthology of postcard fiction (The Shortest Story) are forthcoming in 2018.

His work as a cartoonist, author and the creator of the parody Twitter sensation Dad Joke Han Solo has appeared or made mention in Entertainment Weekly, Newsweek,,  Huffington PostBuzzfeed, The Globe and Mail, The New Quarterly, Asimov’s Science Fiction, Best Canadian Poetry and Best Canadian Speculative Writing, and he has spoken about writing and publishing at conventions, conferences and classrooms coast to coast. His work writing for WE Charity appeared in the Seattle TimesChicago HeraldOttawa CitizenVancouver SunCalgary Herald and other papers across North America.

You can reach him at p.chiykowski (at) or on Twitter.