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Ellen Forney

Cartoonist Ellen Forney is the author of bestselling graphic memoir, Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, and Me and Rock Steady: Brilliant Advice From My Bipolar Life. She collaborated on the National Book Award-winning novel, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, and was awarded residency fellowships from the MacDowell Colony and Civitella Ranieri.

She curated “Graphic Medicine: Ill-Conceived & Well-Drawn”, a traveling exhibition about comics and health for the National Library of Medicine, and as a visual artist, she was selected to create two permanent large-scale murals for Seattle’s Capitol Hill light rail station. Marbles was chosen as the Common Book for the University of Washington Health Sciences schools. She is the recipient of the NAMI Washington Media Partner Award for Marbles and Rock Steady. She grew up in Philadelphia and lives in Seattle, and teaches comics at Cornish College of the Arts.

My Speakers Sessions

Saturday, September 29

3:00pm PDT