Visiting Artist: MariNaomi

Life on Earth, Book I, Losing the Girl, by MariNaomi

MariNaomi is the award-winning author and illustrator of Kiss & Tell: A Romantic Resume, Ages 0 to 22 (Harper Perennial, 2011), Dragon’s Breath and Other True Stories (2dcloud/Uncivilized Books, 2014), Turning Japanese (2dcloud, 2016), I Thought YOU Hated ME (Retrofit Comics, 2016), and the upcoming Life on Earth trilogy (Graphic Universe, 2018-2020). Her work has appeared in over sixty print publications and has been featured on numerous websites, such as The Rumpus, LA Review of Books, Midnight Breakfast, and BuzzFeed. MariNaomi’s comics and paintings have been featured by such institutions as the Smithsonian, the De Young Museum, the Cartoon Art Museum, the Asian Art Museum, and the Japanese American Museum. In 2011, Mari toured with the literary roadshow Sister Spit, and she will be joining them again in March 2018. She is the creator and administrator of the Cartoonists of Color Database and the Queer Cartoonists Database. She was a guest editor for Illustrated PEN. She is the cohost of the comedy advice podcast Ask Bi Grlz with Myriam Gurba.

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