Sometimes the truth hurts. That doesn’t mean we shouldn’t have to hear it, and all the better if we can couch those painful truths amid laughter. ...more
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Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week!
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Cartoonist Julia Wertz needs your cool New York City signs. Per the New Yorker contributor’s Instagram: Hey New Yorkers! Send me photos or tips about cool signs around NYC so I can draw them for my book! Photos much appreciated but location data is good too. Juliajwertz at gmail In addition to her work documenting […]
For Threadless.com’s new monthly Women & Comics interview series, Gina H. Prescott speaks to cartoonist/writer/historian Julia Wertz. Wertz discusses her autobiographical comics; her historical and cityscape comics for the New Yorker and Harper’s; and offers advice to young artists and writers on incorporating personal material into their work.