Dev Murphy is a writer, editor, and illustrator from Northeast Ohio. She received her BA in English (with minors in French and Drawing) from the University of Akron in 2015 and her MA in English Literature from Ohio University in 2017.
Her creative writing and poetry comics have been included or are forthcoming in The Cincinnati Review, Pithead Chapel, DIAGRAM, Tarpaulin Sky, and elsewhere. Her chapbook I'm not I'm not I'm not a baby will be published by Ethel in 2023. See a complete list of her publications here.
Her illustrations have appeared in The Guardian, The Rumpus, Brevity Magazine, and elsewhere, and she has provided the covers for books by influencer/activist Clementine Morrigan and poet Ryan Norman. Many of her illustrations are available to purchase as prints or originals. For more information, or to make a purchase, reach out via the contact form below, or via Instagram. See samples of her work here and here.
In her capacity as a freelance writer, ghostwriter, and copyeditor, Dev works with authors writing in all genres, including memoir/biography, poetry, fiction, romance, self-help, religion/spirituality, and business. In addition to her freelance writing, she works full-time for wikiHow researching and writing how-to articles on all sorts of subjects, on a mission to make knowledge free and easily accessible to everybody. You can learn more about her editing and writing services here.
Dev lives in Pittsburgh with her cat, Nick.
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