CCS Fellow: Julie Delporte

CCS Fellow Julie Delporte is a Francophone cartoonist and bookseller from Montreal, Canada with a Masters degree on the intersection of blogging and autobiography. She co-organizes Montreal’s annual “48 Heures” comics festival and newsprint anthology, runs and co-hosts the comics-centric radio show “Dans ta Bulle” (“In Your Bubble”) on CHOQ.FM, and has been published by L’employé du Moi and Colossus. She is perhaps best known for Le Rêve de la Catastrophe (“The Dream of the Disaster,” 2009) with Vincent Giard and the zine Le Dernier Kilometer (“The Last Mile,” 2011). Her most recent work from Colossus is this year’s 140-page La Bédé-Réalité (“Reality Comics”); other works include Encore Ça (“Still That/Still Here,” 2008) and the anthologies Lecture à Vue (“Sight Reading,” 2010) and Bagarre (“Brawl,” 2009). Delporte has also worked as a journalist, studied film, and illustrated textbooks.

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